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  • 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. 

  • Dorothy Leland named UC Merced chancellor

    Georgia 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.
  • Public education key to saving species

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    The UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group led effort to bring peregrine falcon back from brink of extinction.

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Press Releases

  • University of California troubled by proposed changes to sexual harassment rules

    University of California’s Interim Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Suzanne Taylor issued a statement today (November 16, 2018), following the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of proposed federal changes to Title IX policy, which will affect how schools handle cases of sexual harassment, including sexual violence.  

  • UC innovators sought for Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

    The University of California today (Nov. 16) launched the third annual UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition, a systemwide effort to connect new and veteran UC entrepreneurs with coaching, resources and exposure to a network of investors to advance and scale their startups.

  • UC statement on 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on DACA

    The University of California applauds today’s decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that keeps in place the injunction preventing the Department of Homeland Security from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

  • UC reaches multi-year contract with California Nurses Association

    The University of California and the California Nurses Association (CNA) have reached agreement on a four-year contract that recognizes the integral role nurses play in delivering excellent patient care across UC’s five world-renowned medical centers, UC announced today (Oct. 1).