In the News
May 22, 2018
A new report shows that most colleges are failing when it comes to graduating low-income students, but the UC system is an exception.
April 10, 2018
How Ernest O. Lawrence looked inside the atom — and beyond.
Meet Wikipedia's resident paleoartist
This Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist moonlights as one of Wikipedia's most prolific illustrators.
It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.
Wondering why you never seem to open that door right? A UC San Diego professor finally explains.
'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.
A 'parking lot pitch' to the Pope
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.
UC San Francisco
January 30, 2012
Richard K. Olney, MD, founding director of the ALS Treatment and Research Center at UCSF and a pioneer in clinical research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), has died at age 64, following his own eight-year battle with the disease.
December 23, 2011
Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.
Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took emergency measures to evacuate 30 students, faculty and staff enrolled in a study abroad program and taking part in an archaeological dig.
May 18, 2011Georgia College & State University President Dorothy Leland was appointed by the University of California Board of Regents to serve as the third chancellor of UC Merced.
April 25, 2018
The University of California issued a statement regarding the federal court ruling on DACA.
March 26, 2018
Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts.
March 23, 2018
The University of California officially turns 150 years old today (March 23) and the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution commemorating the occasion and the accomplishments of the state’s public research university.