In the News
October 2, 2015
UC Davis Chancellor Katehi: Ranking based on upward mobility speaks to university's values.
October 1, 2015
Local students should not be afraid to attend UC Merced or another UC campus because of expenses.
September 28, 2015
Bacteria, chemicals and trash often end up on Southern California beaches after it rains. To understand how this and other contamination ends up in the water, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is dying water pink.
- High-fructose diet hampers recovery from traumatic brain injury
- UC president’s whirlwind Merced visit covers many bases
- Mission impossible?
- New research institute will explore brain’s extraordinary changeability
- UC campuses are top public colleges in World University Rankings
- Five things women should know about breast cancer
- UC launches Cool Campus Challenge in a push toward carbon neutrality
- Holy guacamole! 3-D printing could help save avocado, other trees
- West Village marches toward zero net energy
- Uncovering the secrets of the adolescent brain
- Juan Felipe Herrera is a voice for the people
- Joint program will enhance cancer care for veterans
- UC among best public, commuter colleges in new rankings
- Making batteries with portobello mushrooms
- To the rescue: Berkeley names Faculty Climate Action Champion
- Chemist Peidong Yang receives MacArthur ‘genius award’
- Winery wastewater a viable water source for vineyards
- New nanomaterials take research to Mexico, possibly into space
- Investigating link between thirdhand smoke and cancer
- Sorghum is focus of $12.3M study of crop drought tolerance
October 2, 2015
UC president reflects on Duncan’s contributions to nation’s educational progress, looks forward to future collaboration.
October 1, 2015
Under UC’s Fair Wage/Fair Work Plan, all employees hired to work 20 hours or more a week will be paid an hourly wage of at least $13 starting Oct. 1, rising to $15 by October 2017.
September 14, 2015
Scorecard's interactive website, which bases its analysis on data from students who received federal financial aid, shows that the University of California is a good investment for students, their families, and for federal and state government.
September 10, 2015
The site is designed as a one-stop shop and details an expanding array of services for veterans.
Mark Bittman meets with UC Berkeley's Jennifer Sowerwine, who studies the cultural and ethnic dimensions of food security among Hmong farmers in the Central Valley. Together, they discuss the challenges facing these micro-farmers, and pick up produce at a Hmong stall at the Berkeley Farmers Market.
Last year, UC San Diego’s V. ‘Ram’ Ramanathan had an audience with Pope Francis in the parking lot of the Vatican. Ramanathan, who serves on the prestigious Pontifical Academy of Sciences panel, delivered what he calls a ‘parking lot pitch’ to the leader of the Catholic Church. Here, Ramanathan describes this moment and how it may have influenced the Pope’s subsequent position on the matter.
Venture out into the fields of Salinas with Mark Bittman as he interviews UC Berkeley's Brenda Eskenazi. She leads the CHAMACOS study, which follows children born between 2000-02 and assesses the impact of pesticides and other environmental chemicals (like flame retardants) on their long-term health.
Mark Bittman explores the lush 30-acre farm at UC Santa Cruz — offering hands-on apprenticeship, research opportunities and produce since 1967.