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UC Researchers Create Genetically Altered MosquitoesCalifornia researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
Family Of UC Merced Assailant Express Sympathy For VictimsThe family of the 18-year-old student who stabbed four people at the University of California, Merced, last week before being killed by police expressed sympathy to the victims, a short statement released Tuesday said.
UC President Wants To Make More Room For California StudentsUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano is asking the system's governing board for permission to enroll 5,000 more California residents next fall at the nine campuses that serve undergraduates.
Global Warming 'A Moral Imperative' Says UC President Napolitano At Climate Change SummitReducing the human carbon footprint is a "moral imperative," University of California President Janet Napolitano said Tuesday as she vowed to turn the system's 10 campuses into a living laboratory for solutions that can be scaled up to state, national and global levels.
University Of California Intolerance Policy Stirs Free-Speech FightA working group of regents and university leaders invited input as it works to revise a proposed policy denouncing intolerance, which Jewish organizations criticized in September as not going far enough to deter what they describe as a spike in anti-Semitism on UC's 10 campuses.
$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
UC Davis Treating Dozens Of Pets Badly Burned In Valley Fire, Butte Fire Free Of Charge; Seeks DonationsThe UC Davis veterinary clinic has received more than 40 cats, along with four horses, two pigs, two chickens, a dog and a goat. The animals will be up for adoption once they recover.
Critics Call University Of California's Proposed Intolerance Policy CensorshipThe University of California's first draft of system-wide principles defining intolerance is drawing protests from free-speech advocates who call it censorship and Jewish organizations that say it doesn't go far enough to protect against anti-Semitism.
Former Cal Football Player Sues University Over Head InjuriesA former player on the Cal Bears football team is suing the university over concussions he sustained on the field.
University of California Announces Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour By 2017The minimum wage for University of California employees and contract workers will increase to $15 an hour by fall 2017.
Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges InvestigationA consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
Camera Found Inside Women's Dorm Bathroom At UC BerkeleyA recording device was discovered in a restroom of a University of California at Berkeley dormitory last week, according to police.
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