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UC reaches agreement on contract for university nurses
Tentative four-year contract with California Nurses Association would affect more than 11,700 employees.
UC, librarians reach contract on wages, benefits
Wages, health benefits are among issues agreed upon in five-year contract with 350 university librarians.
President Janet Napolitano proposes tuition freeze and new systemwide initiatives
Initiatives address tuition, community college transfers, tech transfer, energy use.
UC raises record-setting $1.64B in private donations
Gifts enhance virtually every aspect of the university, from faculty recruitment and student financial support to research.
Statement on announced strike by AFSCME workers
UC urges union's leadership to put medical center patients and students first and continue bargaining.
UC Global Health Institute receives $4M gift
Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation's gift will support cross-campus, interdisciplinary education and research programs.
UC, CWA-UPTE union make settlements top priority
Both sides act to calm bargaining atmosphere, start process of scheduling meetings.
New initiatives to aid students, researchers
President Napolitano allocates $15M to support undocumented students, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.
Undergrad research opportunities address social issues
Finding solutions in myriad circumstances benefits others – and enriches the lives of UC students.
Promise campaign raises $1.1M for UC scholarships
There's still time to make a promise, or donate to crowd-funding effort before it ends Oct. 31.
Libraries get grant for Western Regional Storage Trust
Grant will continue work of print archive system at libraries throughout the western U.S.
Farm to school programs increase access to produce
Connecting regional growers with lunch programs increased purchases of local, seasonal fruits and vegetables, study finds.
President: a note to my colleagues
Initial impressions from President Napolitano's first two weeks in office, including campus visits.
UC vice president promises to start buzz for scholarships
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources leader will wear bees if she raises $2,500 in the Promise for Education.
President meets with students, faculty and staff
President Janet Napolitano tours UCLA and UC San Diego to "listen and learn."
UC leaders urge high school students to aim high
'Achieve UC' presents higher education as an achievable goal for underrepresented students.
President Janet Napolitano visits Merced campus
Visit affords opportunity to meet with chancellor, faculty, students and staff at UC's youngest campus.
President Napolitano discusses issues with students
Student regents and others relate experiences surrounding immigration, other topics.
Bond sale restructures debt, saves more than $1B
High demand for bonds expected to save $100M over next decade, up to $21M annually for following seven years.
UCEAP launches new study abroad programs
Offerings include opportunities in two new countries: the Dominican Republic and Indonesia.
University of California welcomes President Napolitano
Former head of Homeland Security assumes post as university's 20th, and first woman, president.
Implementation of latest offer for service employees
Statement describes status of negotiations with AFSCME, highlights of benefits in most recent proposal.
UC students invited to attend study abroad fairs
Each campus hosting events to offer guidance on ways to take advantage of international study.
A social way to support scholarships
Make a 'Promise for Education' and, through social networking, fund scholarships for California undergraduates.
Committee approves Blake House funding
Regents will vote Sept. 18 on funding plans for renovations, maintenance at presidential residence.
UC grant expands bedside ultrasound training at UCLA
Funding is part of an effort to improve patient care and satisfaction throughout UC Health.
E-cigarettes: Does smokeless mean harmless?
New research hints that these products, often targeted to young people, could cause harm.
UC files amicus brief in support of UMichigan
U.S. Supreme Court filing is in response to challenge of law that prohibits race-conscious admissions measures.
UC Education Abroad Program suspends Egypt classes
Spring 2014 semester at American University in Cairo is cancelled due to violent political unrest in the country.
UC president's statement on Obama’s college initiative
President Mark G. Yudof's comments on proposals to make colleges more accountable and affordable.
Jack Scott awarded UC Presidential Medal
Highest honor bestowed by UC president goes to former chancellor of California's community college system.
UC, CSU seek common ground on shared services
Conference brings together staff, faculty to brainstorm, collaborate on operational efficiencies.
Regents approve chancellor appointment
Kim Wilcox, formerly of Michigan State, will assume duties at UC Riverside on Aug. 19.
Eight win UC's 2013 information technology awards
Sautter Awards recognize projects that improve efficiency, better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.
Academic Senate approves open access policy
Policy ensures free public access to future research articles authored by all UC faculty.
UC releases annual payroll report
Systemwide compensation report reveals pay remains below market for many employees.
President selects new Riverside chancellor
Kim Wilcox is the former provost and executive vice president at Michigan State University.
UC sets fair wages, benefits for patient care workers
Action follows more than a year of bargaining, including state-assisted mediation.
New online classes aim to meet excess demand
Dozens of planned offerings are intended to lessen bottlenecks students face in getting required courses.
Professional degree supplemental tuition approved
Regents OK first-time fees for four programs, modest increase for system's nursing schools.
UC releases annual Accountability Report
Latest report highlights university trends, myriad public services provided throughout the state.
President's remarks to regents take reflective tone
At his final regents meeting, President Yudof looks back on his tenure, looks ahead to university's future stewardship.
Regents chair Bruce Varner to preside over first meeting
New chair, on board since 2006, succeeds Sherry Lansing for a one-year term.
Education Abroad Program suspends fall study in Egypt
Move comes in response to the fluid and unpredictable security situation and U.S. travel warning for country.
Chief investment officer to retire
Marie Berggren will step down after 11 years of service with the University of California.
Governor signs 2013-14 budget
UC gets 5 percent more in coming fiscal year, allowing tuition to freeze at current levels through 2013-14.
State Dept. provides $600,000 for study abroad
Gilman Scholarships will go to 166 UC students studying outside the U.S. this year.
Legislators tap grad students for expertise
Scholars will provide input on policy issues ranging from energy efficiency to marine ecology.
Provost's response to teacher education ratings
Undergraduate-focused ratings aren't accurate assessment of UC's graduate-level programs.
Anthem Blue Cross, UC Health announce Covered California exchange partnership
Plan offers individuals access to UC Health.
New strategies aim to keep high-risk youth HIV-free
Program hopes to curb HIV by engaging people at high risk in innovative prevention efforts in their communities.
UC student regent nominated for 2014-15
UC Berkeley senior will become the 40th student regent since position was established in 1975.
Grad students are driving force behind research
UC's student scholars tout the value of their investigative work to lawmakers in Sacramento.
Health professions education growing in new directions, UC report finds
Enrollment has increased significantly in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.
UC Health statement at end of med center strike
Dr. John Stobo, senior VP for health sciences and services, thanks health professionals who worked during walkout.
Court issues injunction limiting strike at med centers
Action follows request from state board to curtail walkout by AFSCME, UPTE members.
Statement on impact of scheduled strike
Dr. John Stobo, senior VP for health sciences and services, comments on impact of walkout on patient care.
SoilWeb reveals what's below ground's surface
Database chronicles diversity of soils throughout the United States.
State labor board seeks injunction regarding strikes
Unions representing workers at UC's five medical centers plan May 21-22 walkout.
Student graduation rates hit a 20-year high
Both freshmen and transfer students at UC are graduating more quickly than in the recent past.
State of the University outlined in Yudof ‘white paper’
Report offers overview of changes, trends over the past six years.
Student organizations win UC leadership awards
UC Student Association, UC Riverside group honored for voter registration and addiction recovery support efforts.
Statement on Gov. Brown’s revised budget proposal
State spending plan affirms commitment to increase UC funding by 5 percent in 2013-14 fiscal year.
UC proposes plan to grow online curriculum
Program would foster development of new courses, available on multiple campuses.
UC awards 11 grants to improve care to surgery patients
$5.4M for projects at UC medical centers.
UC seeks restraining order against AFSCME strike
Union representing patient care, service employees has called for walkout at UC medical centers May 21-22.
UC medical centers will expand palliative care with $1M grant
Project seeks to improve quality of care for ICU patients and their families throughout UC Health.
Chancellors approve insurance recommendations
Campuses choose varied options within UC SHIP student health plan; some will leave plan altogether.
Opening world-class learning to the world
Irvine chemistry lectures are example of content made available through various online education platforms.
UC statement regarding AFSCME strike vote
Union represents patient care employees at the university's medical centers.
Record number of freshmen admitted for fall 2013
Preliminary data: Nearly 83,000 freshman applicants were admitted to this fall's incoming class.
Symposium highlights breast cancer research advances
Event commemorates 20 years of the UC-administered California Breast Cancer Research Program.
Advocates offer support at UC Day
Sacramento event touted value of UC research and education throughout California.
Accurate knowledge of fertilizer use in California needed
New study shows deficiencies in data as state legislators begin crafting regulations for nitrogen use in agriculture.
UC initiative to help youth improve health, science literacy
Healthy Families and Communities includes research and programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
Regents announce first steps in search for UC president
Candidate sought to succeed President Mark Yudof, who plans to end his tenure as systemwide leader in August.
UC ANR to train crop advisers in nitrogen management
Partnership with California Department of Food and Agriculture to develop program to protect water quality,
Tobacco control program saves billions
Health care costs, cigarette sales drop dramatically over nearly two decades.
Farmers, environment profit from new website
CropManage site guides growers on optimal fertilization, watering to benefit crops, limit waste.
Innovation center awards 2013 health fellowships
Ten recipients from five UC campuses.
$1.5 million donated to hire UCCE specialist
Cooperative Extension position, funded by pistachio group, will conduct research in nut and fruit diseases.
$1M scholarship initiative for study abroad
Program will boost funding for scholarships to further commitment to the international education of UC students.
Undergraduate applications reach all-time high
Chicanos-Latinos now comprise largest ethnic group among California applicants.
State leaders, regents upbeat about UC direction
In light of the current funding situation, a tuition hike appears unlikely in the coming fiscal year.
Online education seen as key part of curriculum
Course catalog could comprise as much as 11 percent of undergrad curriculum over the next five years.
Sustainability savings add up: $91M and counting
Green building, use of renewable energy sources, other efforts propel UC toward goal of net-zero carbon footprint.
UC to get modest boost from state budget
Governor's 2013-14 spending plan increases funds for operations, seeks to shift additional funds to base budget.
Innovation center joint venture issues RFP to improve care
Proposals due March 6; webinar Jan. 29.
Advisory committee named for chancellor search
Broad-based panel will assess candidates to replace outgoing UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White.
Senior VP announces decision on new monogram
UC suspends symbol's use in wake of controversy triggered by misperception that it would replace university's seal.
Conoley approved as UC Riverside acting chancellor
UC Santa Barbara dean will temporarily fill position after Timothy White departs to head the Cal State system.
Regents approve chancellor appointment
Columbia's Nicholas Dirks will succeed Chancellor Robert Birgeneau next June.
Children's book introduces the benefits of bats
'Gold Fever' launches trilogy of tales spotlightling youth's adventures with the flying mammals.
Student mentorship program forges ties with HBCUs
UC hopes to diversify graduate programs through summer research and mentorship opportunities.
Summary of individual compensation actions
Summary includes compensation for senior management group employees.
Regents postpone consideration of professional degree fees
Governor requests postponement, will take part in Nov. 14 regents meeting.
Anthem Blue Cross, UC Health form alliance
New public-private partnership launched between the state's leading university system and health insurer.
Private giving boosts faculty endowments, student aid
Second consecutive year private giving reached $1.5 billion level, approaching pre-recession high.
UC supports student veterans
Campuses offer an array of services and are committed to serving their needs.
UC extends deadlines for students impacted by storm
Students in storm-hit areas may request extension for application, SAT score deadlines.
Administration responds to incidents
Review of police actions during demonstrations under way; leaders vow to protect free speech.
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