In the News
San Jose Mercury News
July 21, 2014
Livermore Lab scientists are devising advanced implants to combat post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and chronic pain or addiction.
July 15, 2014
Marine biologists are witnessing oceans grow more acidic. There may be hope, though: Some pockets of underwater sea grasses along coastlines help buffer the acidity like an antacid does for heartburn.
July 14, 2014
Experts aim to prevent attacks that could have devastating effects on California's agriculture industry.
- Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity
- Catching grease to cut grill pollution
- Syrian war producing ‘lost generation’ of college-age students
- This is your brain on drugs
- UC hospitals rank among the nation's best
- Acute glaucoma found to be an inflammatory disease
Arts & Humanities
- The facts behind science fiction
- Science fiction through lens of racial inclusiveness
- One for the books
Students & Alumni
- Students invent device to cut lawnmower pollution
- Dozens of students join Teach for America
- Engineer helps Native Americans achieve energy independence
Faculty & Staff
- Latino profiles defy stereotypes
- What monkeys tell us about our thirst for booze
- Obama names World Food Center Director Beachy to National Science Board
President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
Despite their simple marine forms, jellies may provide answers to complex environmental questions.
In Adam Gazzaley’s new lab, the brain is a kaleidoscope of colors, bursting and pulsing in real time to the rhythm of electronic music. He also wants this to lead to treatments for a variety of brain diseases.
Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.
July 21, 2014
SummerUp targets students who fall short of meeting UC and CSU admissions criteria by only one course.
July 18, 2014
UC enrolls a higher percentage of low-income undergrads than any other top research university in the country; the cost of attendance for those students is virtually unchanged from 10 years ago. This information was released this week as part of UC's annual Accountability Report.
July 17, 2014
Sam Hawgood, dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, will be UCSF's 10th chancellor
July 16, 2014
Fund is intended to bolster UC's efforts to attract and retain top-flight faculty.
A new study shows that college football players who have experienced concussions and those who have been playing for a longer period of time have a smaller hippocampal volume than others. Hear what UCLA's Dr. Christopher Giza says about concussions and young athletes.