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University of California

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Campus Reduces Carbon Emissions Ahead Of Schedule

UC Berkeley, leading the charge in reducing its carbon footprint, announced on Tuesday that it reached its emission reduction target—two years ahead of schedule.

11/13/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes Included In UC Smoking Ban

The University of California has added electronic cigarettes to the campus-wide smoking ban that goes into effect next year.

11/05/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M For Students Living In US Illegally

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she’s devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid to students living illegally in the U.S.

10/30/2013

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

UC’s Largest Union Begins 3-Day Labor Strike Vote

More labor unrest: The largest union at the University of California kicked off a three-day labor-strike vote on Monday with pension and workers’ rights being the main issues.

10/28/2013

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School

The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.

10/23/2013

Janet Napolitano (r) (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Vows To Keep UC Tuition Affordable

New University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will work to keep tuition costs from rising beyond the reach of families.

10/19/2013

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Education Advocates Claim Online Universities Benefit For-Profit Companies

A new report from a California education advocacy group questions the value of online education and suggests that it benefits for-profit companies that create the courses.

10/09/2013

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)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

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

UC Turns To Social Media To Raise Money For Scholarships

Putting a technological spin on the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, the University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships.

09/18/2013

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