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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. 

  • The icon of organic chemistry

    UC San Diego

    Charles Perrin, one of the most beloved professors on the UC San Diego campus, has taught this tough course to anxious sophomores each fall for the past four decades.
  • App helps catch drunk drivers

    UC Riverside

    Suspect that driver's had one too many? Professor-student collaboration lets you record and report with ease.
  • Online ed aims to meet undergrads' needs

    UC Office of the President

    Report highlights development of for-credit courses as part of the undergraduate curriculum.

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  • UC President Napolitano statement on May revision to Gov. Newsom’s budget

    The University of California recognizes the unprecedented challenges California is facing in the wake of COVID-19 and regrets that Gov. Newsom was put into a position to steeply reduce the University’s budget in response to the State’s dramatically diminished revenues. Regardless, UC stands with the governor and the legislature to help lift the State out of this economic crisis.

  • President Napolitano and the 10 UC chancellors provide assurances to UC employees during these unprecedented times

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and the 10 UC chancellors today (April 2) sent the following letter to the UC community.

  • UC temporarily adjusts admissions requirements to help students, families in wake of COVID-19

    The University of California acted last night (March 31) to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. These measures will help mitigate some of the extraordinary challenges students and their families face in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • UC experts take on COVID-19

    The University of California has been on the front lines in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, since the earliest indications of its emergence in China. From top-flight medical care to groundbreaking research, UC’s scientists and physicians across its 10 campuses and five academic medical centers are part of the global effort to treat, understand and ultimately defeat the virus.