Proposition 16 Presents California Voters With Choice to End Affirmative Action BanCalls for racial justice during recent protests in California and across the country are bringing back a controversial push to reverse California’s ban on the consideration of race and sex in public education, employment and contracting.
Prop. 209: California Voters To Decide Fate Of Affirmative Action BanCalifornia voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions.
Dozens Protest Deal With Hastings To Move Hundreds Of Homeless People From TenderloinDozens of activists marched through San Francisco's Tenderloin Tuesday, denouncing a plan by the city to move hundreds of homeless people from the area in accordance with a settlement between the city and the UC Hastings College of Law.
UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person ClassesUniversity of California at Berkeley officials on Wednesday outlined the school's plans for re-opening for the fall semester.
UC Regents Endorse Measure Repealing Prop. 209 Affirmative Action BanThe University of California’s governing board voted Monday to unanimously support a measure to restore affirmative action programs and repeal a controversial statewide ban.
UC President Napolitano's Advice To COVID-19 Era Students: 'Take Some Courses. Get On With It'As the days count down to her departure as head of the University of California system, Janet Napolitano has taken time to reflect on the impact the COVID-19 outbreak has had on her final year in office.
UC Study: Same-Sex Weddings Have Boosted Economy By $3.8B Over Past 5 YearsSame-sex weddings have been a boon for the wedding industry since being legalized nationally in 2015 -- and in the years since, it's boosted state and local economies by $3.8 billion.
University Of California Regents Vote To Eliminate SAT/ACT Testing RequirementIn a landmark decision Thursday, University of California regents voted to suspend the use of SAT and ACT tests as a requirement of admission and eliminate them for California students by 2025.
University Of California Completes Fossil Fuel Divestment From $126B PortfolioUC becomes the largest educational system in the nation to shed such assets in favor of renewable energy such as solar and wind power.
University of California Imposes Pay Freeze To Deal With COVID-19 Budget ShortfallsThe University of California is imposing a system-wide freeze on salaries of its non-unionized employees due to enormous financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In FallMost of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus this fall.
University Of California President Calls For Ending SAT Use In AdmissionsThe president of the University of California wants to end the use of the SAT and ACT as admission requirements and replace them with a homegrown test.
CSU, UC Students Want Some Fees Refunded Since COVID-19 Shut Down Campus LifeWhen colleges stopped in-person classes, students had to switch to online learning. That cut out much of the campus life that students were enjoying and had paid for in advance. Now some are demanding their money back.
UC, CSU Students File Suit Seeking Coronavirus-Related RefundsThe California State University and the University of California systems were sued Monday by students demanding refunds of some campus fees since the virus pandemic closed schools and forced learning online.
Students Rising Above Organization Helping Lift Struggling Students During Coronavirus PandemicWhen we first met Students Rising Above Scholar Ysabella Donlan last fall, the then 21-year-old junior was looking forward to the year ahead at University of California, Santa Cruz. Now she's at home, finishing her classes on line, far away from her support system at school. It's a situation she never expected to be in, and one she has found to be difficult.