University of California
Students opposed to the University of California’s plan to raise tuition over the next five years have taken over UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Hall.
The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.
Tuition at the University of California’s 10 campuses would rise by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years under a plan UC President Janet Napolitano that is at odds with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Berkeley police said they have received reports of three separate sexual assaults last Saturday, at least two that occurred in fraternities at the University of California at Berkeley. A member of a campus fraternity was arrested in connection with one of the assaults.
With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.
Scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.
University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.
Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.
The University Of California at Davis plans to build a major new solar instillation to generate roughly 14 percent of the campus’ energy, a feat university officials are calling “the largest solar power plant to offset the electricity demand of a U.S. university or college campus.”
The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.