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‘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

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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

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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

(L-R) Mary Louise Weller, John Belushi & Martha Smith in "National Lampoon’s Animal House" (credit: Everett Collection/Rex Features/Universal Pictures)

17 Of The Craziest College Courses Currently Offered

“Advance Sailing,” anyone? – Find some these interesting courses here in the Bay Area…

09/13/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

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Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC Berkeley

A man tried to run out of a Berkeley business with a laptop being used by a customer there on Monday morning but dropped it when other patrons chased him outside

08/13/2014

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

University Of California Stepping Up Overseas Recruting To Lure Lucrative Out Of State Tuition

It’s estimated that non-resident students—from both foreign countries and other states in the U.S.—will make up one-fifth of all freshmen entering University of California campuses, this fall, and efforts to increase the number are underway.

08/11/2014

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UC Berkeley Among California Universities Needing To Improve Sexual Assault Policies, Audit Finds

UC Berkeley is among four California public universities lacking sufficient sexual assault and harassment policies, according to a state audit.

06/25/2014

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