University of California

Student protesting UC tuition hikes occupy Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Students Occupy Wheeler Hall At UC Berkeley In Protest Of Tuition Hikes

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.

11/20/2014

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

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.

11/19/2014

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California’s Proposal To Hike Tuition For Next 5 Years At Odds With Gov. Brown

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.

11/06/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Sexual Assaults Reported On Same Day At UC Berkeley, Fraternity Member Arrested

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.

10/03/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

Mountain Lion

‘Stalk And Pounce’ Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz Scientists

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.

10/02/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, Tuition

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.

09/30/2014

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

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.

09/30/2014

solar panels

Davis Building Largest Solar Plant In UC System To Power Campus Buildings

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.”

09/26/2014

The UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty Startups

The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.

09/17/2014

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