Campuses & Locations
UC Santa Barbara |

Cargo ship monitor Whale Safe heads east to help a new endangered whale

There are only about 350 North Atlantic right whales left on Earth — but they are about to get some much-needed help from UC Santa Barbara scientists.
UC Davis |

The lasting legacy of Arneson’s Eggheads

The famed sculptures, the last of which was installed 30 years ago this year, are being commemorated with events marking 2024 as the Year of the Eggheads.
UC Berkeley |

Rich Lyons, longtime campus business, innovation leader, will be UC Berkeley's next chancellor

With decades of experience on campus, Lyons — the former dean of the Haas School of Business — will take over from outgoing Chancellor Carol Christ on July 1.
UC San Francisco |

App may pave way to treatments for no. 1 dementia in under-60s

UCSF-led research shows smartphone cognitive testing is comparable to gold-standard methods and may detect FTD in gene carriers before symptoms start.
UC Santa Cruz |

First results from DESI make the most precise measurement of our expanding universe

UC Santa Cruz, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab contribute to Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument collaboration.
UC Santa Barbara |

Why do kids outperform their parents in this rural California town? A sociologist looks for answers.

Why do kids outperform their parents in this rural California town? A UC Santa Barbara sociologist looks for answers.
UC Newsroom |

Young UC scientists selected as fellows to prestigious Nobel laureate meeting

27 highly accomplished young scientists were awarded the opportunity to join Nobel laureates from around the globe at the 2024 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.
UC Merced |

New canal project expands on UC Merced solar research

A new project to place solar panels on the water in the Delta-Mendota Canal, part of a $19 million investment through President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, was announced by the Department of the Interior April 4.
UC Merced |

Youth grapple with interpreting the unspoken for their immigrant families

UC Merced researchers are shedding light on emotion brokering, when wordless interactions can cause confusion and anguish for children acting as interpreters for older family members.
UC Riverside |

Discovery could end global amphibian pandemic

A fungus devastating frogs and toads on nearly every continent may have an Achilles heel. Scientists have discovered a virus that infects the fungus, and that could be engineered to save the amphibians.
UC Santa Barbara |

Researchers uncover a potential method for interrupting the misfolding of tau protein that underlies neurodegenerative disease

New ways of disrupting mutant tau proteins could eventually lead to targeted therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
UC Davis |

How to protect your eyes during the 2024 solar eclipse

Experts from UC Davis and UC San Diego explain what's happening with next week's eclipse, and how to view it safely.