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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • Take a tour of your thoughts with the 'Glass Brain'

    The Glass Brain is kind of like it sounds. It’s a colorful, 3-D window into all the mysterious activities that light up the brain.

  • Can we use Wi-Fi to see through walls?

    We use Wi-Fi to stay connected, but UC's Yasamin Mostofi shows that Wi-Fi can also be used to sense the world around us – even behind walls.

  • The Global Warming Facts You Need to Know

    Climate change facts you need to know

    Under current guidelines, the planet is on target to warm up by 2 degrees Celsius in 2050 and by 4 degrees in 2100, triggering serious large-scale problems by the end of the century. UC San Diego's climate scientist V. Ramanathan accurately predicted this trend back in 1980. He says that if we make an effort to adopt existing technology today, we might be able to change our course on climate.

  • Campus braces for sequestration impact

    UC San Diego

    Federal spending cuts, projected to have a significant impact on UC San Diego research and other areas, will continue for the foreseeable future until a bipartisan solution is found.
  • UC's strong showing in reputation rankings

    UC Office of the President

    Five campuses — two in the top 10 — place in Times Higher Education assessments of research universities.

  • tobacco pipes

    Tobacco's long history in the West

    UC Davis

    Researchers uncover earliest tobacco use in Pacific Northwest more than 1,000 years ago.


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