In the News
June 24, 2015
Study, co-authored by a UC Berkeley professor, suggests that smiling at or sharing a positive moment with someone of another race can have a big impact on others.
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June 24, 2015
Another state budget, accompanied by an eight-month-long controversy over UC, demonstrated once again that we Californians don’t have a clue about what our public universities mean to the state.
June 23, 2015
Gift will fund pilot program designed to reduce degree time at the graduate level.
- Bone-building protein stimulates bone stem cells
- Why are some children more giving than others?
- Why have the seabirds gone?
- Williams Institute research played role in same-sex marriage decision
- Turning the tables on cancer
- Coffee, from farm to cup
- How the law works for law breakers
- Researchers launch landmark study of LGBTQ health
- California tackles water-energy interdependence by getting decision-makers to talk
- Ensuring inclusive campus environments for LGBT students, faculty and staff
- One-quarter of California adults are obese
- Undergraduate discovers new firefly species
- Food engineer named World Agriculture Prize laureate
- Minority children underrepresented in special ed
- Environment takes big hit from water-intensive marijuana cultivation
- A visionary, a genius, and the human genome
- Scientists find safe repellent that protects fruit from pesky pest
- California’s wildflowers losing diversity in face of warmer, drier winters
- Q&A with Pam Ronald, UC Davis plant geneticist
- Science interrupted
June 16, 2015
UC was granted 453 utility patents in 2014 for discoveries made by its researchers. As of June 2014, the university had 4,448 active U.S. patents in total.
June 3, 2015
The search committee consists of UC regents, faculty, administrators and senior scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed by UC for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.
June 2, 2015
The Board of Regents will vote on the recommendation at its July meeting; if approved, Marcela Ramirez will become the 42nd student regent since the position was established in 1975.
May 21, 2015
Lozano is currently serving as vice chair of the board’s Committee on Compensation and as a member of the committees on educational policy, finance, investments and long range planning.
Fire ecologist spells out what could be ahead for the Southland in this fourth year of severe drought. (Image courtesy of Cal Fire)
As part of a UC Global Food Initiative project to communicate agricultural science, UC Davis grad students and postdocs produced this video to help explain why farmers may choose to buy new seeds every year rather than save seeds.
Dandelion, anyone? 'Mark Bittman: California Matters' premieres with a look at urban foraging and the nutritional value of wild edibles.
Economist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about their days in the Clinton Administration. Get a dose of humor along with a lesson on the politics of income inequality across America.