The University of California honors its commitment to public service through the spirit of volunteerism. On every campus, students, faculty and staff are serving their communities by tutoring school children, providing free health care, aiding refugees and cleaning up beaches and neighborhoods. From all-campus volunteer days to individual student efforts, these projects are making a difference.
Learn how UC is transforming the way hearts travel to transplant patients, expanding understanding of the ocean's floor and treating chronic spinal cord injury.
Facing a $21 billion unfunded liability for its pension and retiree health costs, UC is restructuring its pension plan for employees hired after July 2013 and changing the contribution formula for retiree health benefit costs.
Need tips for safe food handling, gardening and eating well? You'll find them and more at the Food Blog, sponsored by the Agriculture and Natural Resources division of the University of California.
When the UC Commission on the Future began its mission more than 15 months ago, we sought to answer this question: How do we ensure that the greatness and importance of UC is preserved, and even enhanced, in the face of an ever-deepening state financial crisis?