In the News
Santa Cruz Sentinel
July 29, 2016
A new program helps students forge ahead with skills they need for 21st century business.
July 27, 2016
A UC Riverside biologist evaluates an unprecedented effort to maintain biodiversity.
San Diego Union-Tribune
July 26, 2016
New three-year initiative is set to disrupt the status quo and help people in need.
- One minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs cardiovascular function
- A recipe for saving cod
- English bulldog’s gene pool may be too small to heal the breed
- Applying to UC? Here’s what’s changing
- UC Olympians go for the gold
- UC Global Health Institute names new leadership team
- Why toxic compound emissions vary in e-cigarettes
- UC Davis helps empower those tackling Africa's energy challenges
- Literature and film help teach students to understand the brain
- With rise of leukemia in children, $6M grant funds search for causes
- Francis Ford Coppola tests concept of live movie-making at UCLA
- The global impact of air conditioning: Big and getting bigger
- Spit: The diagnostic tool of the future?
- California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine announces new funding opportunity
- Researchers can now monitor global warming due to human activity in real time
- Students tell the secret history of America on Medium
- Using urban pigeons to monitor lead pollution
- Sustainable agriculture educators to gather at UC Santa Cruz
- Students try to overcome 'yuck' factor in Bug-Eating 101
- Direct-marketing farms have double the regional impact
July 25, 2016
The University of California announced on Monday (July 25) the recipients of the UC Cures for Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative awards, which were created to accelerate the development of promising Alzheimer’s disease research by UC scientists.
July 12, 2016
The University of California ranked first in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2015, according to a new report.
July 11, 2016
The funding reflects the UC Global Food Initiative goal of promoting a nutritious, sustainable food supply.
July 6, 2016
The University of California today (July 6) released data that show significant gains in the number of California freshman and transfer students admitted to UC campuses for fall 2016, including those from historically underrepresented groups.
"Bending the curve" on climate change
Renowned atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography explains how the state of California and the UC system together can lead the charge through the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and ‘bend the curve’ in global warming.
Bold Solutions: UC Global Food Initiative
The University of California Global Food Initiative addresses one of the critical issues of our time: how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a growing world population.
Can we change the microbiome of the UC system?
UCSF’s new Healthy Beverage Initiative, which has phased out the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages at UCSF, is setting an example for efforts to improve health throughout UC and beyond.
Yummiest avocado ever?
Known as the "Avocado Queen," Mary Lu Arpaia leads the avocado breeding program at UC Riverside. Her task: build a better avocado, enhance avocado consumption in the U.S. and help sustain the California avocado industry.