UC Offering $2M In Grants For Research Projects To Fight CoronavirusThe University of California said it will provide $2 million in seed funding to scientists across the state to help jump-start high impact research projects and accelerate urgently-needed breakthroughs to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: University Of California System Eases Admission And Testing RequirementsUniversity of California officials on Wednesday announced administrators will relax undergrad admissions requirements for students hoping to enroll in the system for the fall of 2020 and future years in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, easing SAT testing and grading conditions.
UC Regents Hear Proposal For Locked-In Tuition RatesAt Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, the Board was presented with a proposal for “cohort-based tuition” which would “keep tuition flat for students while they are enrolled at UC” according to a memorandum from the Office of the President.
UC Regents Approve Cap On Nonresident UndergraduatesThe University of California Board of Regents approved its first ever enrollment cap on nonresident undergraduates, heeding calls from the public to reserve more spots at its campuses for students from around the state.
Protesters Call For Rollback Of UC Tuition Hike Outside Regents MeetingProtests heated up outside a meeting of the University of California regents Wednesday morning as officials gathered to discuss budget concerns raised by a recent audit.
UC Board Of Regents Meets To Discuss Tuition HikeMiddle-class families with students in the University of California system were bracing for a major letdown as the UC Board of Regents met Wednesday to discuss a proposed tuition hike.
UC System Creates Post To Deal With Sexual ViolenceThe University of California has created a new post for a Title IX coordinator to oversee efforts across its 10 campuses to tackle sexual violence and harassment after a string of cases involving faculty members.
UC System Proposes First Tuition Increase In 6 YearsUndergraduate students at the University of California may face a tuition increase for the first time in six years under a proposal to be considered by the university's board of regents this month.
UC's 10 Schools Will Not Aid Federal Agencies On ImmigrationThe University of California has made a bold pledge to protect its students who entered the country illegally, saying it will not assist government agencies trying to enforce federal immigration laws.
Napolitano Says UC Berkeley Anti-Harassment Plan Will Be Closely MonitoredUC President Janet Napolitano announced Saturday her office will closely monitor Cal Berkeley's efforts to address sexual harassment complaints and assaults on campus.
$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
University Of California May Require Measles Vaccine For Admission In 2017The University of California system may soon mandate incoming students to be vaccinated for several contagious diseases, including measles.
UC President Napolitano To Form Campus-Wide Sexual Violence Prevention TaskforceUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she is forming a task force to oversee the university's efforts to prevent sexual violence on all UC campuses, medical centers and facilities.
More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California SchoolsPreliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California's nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.
UC Regents Committee Approves Funding For Dilapidated President’s MansionThe $620,000 in funding would fix a leaky roof and make seismic improvements to the mansion, but a complete overhaul would cost over $3 million.