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San Francisco Business Times
October 8, 2015
In his second annual 'State of the University address,' Chancellor Sam Hawgood painted a positive picture, but pointed out a key challenge: the campus' increasing dependence on philanthropy and partnerships to take the place of disappearing state funding.
San Diego Union-Tribune
October 6, 2015
Nature's rankings are based on the collective contributions of the university's faculty in major scientific journals.
San Diego Union Tribune
October 3, 2015
San Diego County has become a hotbed of medical innovation, led by UC San Diego and other institutions.
- A classroom without walls
- ‘Black’-sounding name conjures a larger, more dangerous person
- Predictive policing test substantially reduces crime
- Researchers awarded $15.5M to build first total-body PET scanner
- U.S. News ranks nine UC campuses among world’s best
- Patient, test thyself
- UC launches Cool Campus Challenge in a push toward carbon neutrality
- Leading thinkers address polar region changes
- Study reveals key structure in telomerase enzyme — target for cancer drugs
- DOE selects UC Berkeley to lead U.S.-China energy and water consortium
- High-fructose diet hampers recovery from traumatic brain injury
- UC president’s whirlwind Merced visit covers many bases
- $9.75M will launch platform to accelerate mobile health research
- 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
- Picture this: an app for blind photographers
- Holy guacamole! 3-D printing could help save avocado, other trees
- West Village marches toward zero net energy
October 6, 2015
Campuses, medical centers and Office of the President will compete for a jump start on a carbon neutral future.
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.
Since arriving at UC Berkeley to lecture at the Berkeley Food Institute, food journalist, author and former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman zig-zagged around California to meet UC experts involved in everything from climate change to restaurant labor rights. Now Bittman plans to stay a bit longer. But will he finally sneak in a Meyer lemon recipe?
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.