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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. 

  • Floodplain near the Mississippi River

    Small towns, big flood waters

    UC Davis

    How do you move an entire town threatened by floods?

  • View of a Disneyland coaster with Mickey Mouse on it

    Welcome to Disneyland

    UC Irvine

    A new course provides an in-depth look at the world of Disney — from a professor who has taken more than 600 spins on the Matterhorn.

  • Man in bed looking surprised and scared

    Lack of sleep shrinks men's testicles?

    UC Berkeley

    UC Berkeley scientist Matt Walker shows how missing sleep can really catch up with you in his new TED Talk.

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Press Releases

  • UC, UPTE reach tentative agreement on new five-year contracts

    The University of California today (July 30) announced tentative five-year agreements with the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) union for UC’s approximately 13,000 health care, research and technical professionals.

  • Advisory committee named for UC Merced chancellor search

    University of California President Janet Napolitano today (July 29) announced the formation of an advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the international search for a new chancellor to lead the Merced campus. Regent George Kieffer, the Board of Regents Chair for 2017-2019, appointed five regents to serve on the committee.

  • Distinguished academic health science professional appointed as executive vice president for UC Health

    The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 18) Dr. Carrie L. Byington as the next executive vice president of UC Health, comprised of UC’s five academic medical centers, a community-based health system and 18 health professional schools.

  • UC statement on immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (July 14): Large-scale immigration raids are designed to strike fear in our immigrant communities, and the University of California will not be a willing participant in them.