30 Under 30

Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 Awards announced

Inaugural award program recognizes young leaders making outstanding contributions in the fight to solve the global food crisis.

UC Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 winner Katie Stagliano (center) founded Katie's Krops as a 9-year-old.

30 Under 30: The girl who wants to end hunger

Katie's Krops founder Katie Stagliano is the youngest among the UC Global Food Initiative's 30 Under 30 winners.

UC Riverside Asian American businesses

Asian-owned firms growing faster, generating higher revenues

UC Riverside analysis finds businesses play outsized role in national, state and inland economies.

Students compete to design the next great food craze

UC Davis food science students foster entrepreneurial skills.

UCLA recruiting Prop 209

How UCLA is boosting campus diversity, despite the ban on affirmative action

Aggressive, early recruiting is helping the campus increase its enrollment of underrepresented students.

UC San Diego earthquake testing

UC San Diego conducts first-of-its-kind seismic testing on 6-story building

Simulated temblors to go as high as the 2010 8.8-magnitude quake in Chile.

Katherine Whittaker Ferrara, distinguished professor of biomedical engineering

4 innovative women engineers tell their stories

Celebrate National Women in Engineering Day with UC Davis faculty.

Sue Carter, UC Santa Cruz

Why the climate change fight needs a new type of entrepreneur

Fighting climate change isn't just for scientists and politicians: entrepreneurs are going to play a critical role.

UC San Diego cross-border education

UC-Mexico Initiative gains momentum on both sides of the border

Collaboration focuses on areas such as environment, energy, arts and culture, education and health.

UC Merced Obama Yosemite

UC Merced students welcome Obama family to Yosemite

Campus rangers represent the park and its programming for the first family.

UC Davis kilocore chip

World’s first 1,000-processor chip designed by UC Davis

New CPU is 100 times more powerful than a modern laptop's, while remaining energy-efficient.

Berkeley Science review brain cancer treatment

Developing a new treatment system for brain cancer

A UC Berkeley grad student on UC-driven innovations to fight the disease.

UC San Diego manta ray

Mapping out what manta rays call home

UC San Diego-led study will help protect the iconic, threatened animals.

How to read the new nutrition label: 6 things you need to know

UC experts weigh in on what displaying added sugars, among other changes, could mean.

UC children's hospitals rank among nation's best

The system's three pediatric hospitals, and two affiliated with UC, earn high marks from U.S. News.

UC Santa Cruz Nimoy Shatner Star Trek

Star Trek opera: Sci-fi meets soprano

UC Santa Cruz boldy goes where no adaptation has gone before.

Obama manufacturing UCLA

UCLA co-founded nonprofit to form national manufacturing institute

$70 million awarded to support improving efficiency via network that includes UC Berkeley and UC Irvine.

UC Irvine plastic waste

UC Irvine chemists help find way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

New method could see trash inexpensively recycled into other commodities.

UC Davis gender gap video games

Study takes on gender performance gap in online video games

Fewer women are gamers than men, but does that mean there's a difference in ability? UC Davis finds out.

Lehmann Pitchfest Berkeley Lab

From the test tank to the open ocean: Wave energy’s make-or-break moment

CalWave’s carpet-like technology, incubated by Berkeley Lab, vies for coveted Wave Energy Prize.