University of California

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Forms LGBT Advisory Group

University of California President Janet Napolitano is trying to create a more welcome and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

06/03/2014

Community Colleges Gain Recognition

California State Senate Approves Bill Allowing 4-Year Degrees At Community Colleges

The state Senate has approved a pilot program under which some California community college campuses would offer four-year degrees in certain specialized fields.

05/27/2014

On May 30, Livermore will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day

Livermore Pays Homage To Element That Put City On The Periodic Table

Livermore, one of six cities an element is named after, will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day on May 30.

05/23/2014

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Scientists Hope To Save Lick Observatory After University Of California Announces Funding Cuts

Scientists at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton hope to save the 125-year-old facility, after the University of California announced it plans to eliminate all of the observatory’s operating revenue.

05/12/2014

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UC Berkeley Law School Graduate Sentenced To Work Animal Shelter After Beheading Bird In Vegas

A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was sentenced to up to four years’ probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort in October 2012.

05/12/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities

The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.

04/22/2014

Two-year-old Matthew Ouimet Recovers After Kidney Transplant Surgery

UC Hospital Workers Strike Averted By Contract Deal

Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.

03/23/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces Backlash

The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.

03/14/2014

Ted Agu died after collapsing during football practice. 2/7/2014 (Credit: CalTV.org)

Memorial Service Planned For Cal Player Who Died After Workout

A memorial service for Cal football player Ted Agu, who died at the end of a team workout on Feb. 7, will be held at the Haas Pavilion on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Monday night.

02/22/2014

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Albany Teen Admits To Making Up Attempted Kidnapping Story

A 15-year-old boy who told police he was almost kidnapped while walking by the University of California student housing complex in Albany on Friday night admitted earlier today that he made up the story.

02/03/2014

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