Campuses & Locations
UC Berkeley |

How old is Yosemite Valley?

The age of Yosemite Valley has been hard to pin down. UC Berkeley geologists now say it’s younger than we thought.
UC Newsroom |

Alumna Katherine S. Newman appointed as provost of the University of California system

The University of California Board of Regents today (Oct. 18) approved Katherine S. Newman, a nationally renowned…
UC Newsroom |

Six UC alums awarded 2022 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellowships

Fellows are selected for their exceptional talent and creativity — and the promise of even greater things to come.
UC Berkeley Haas |

Depressed people are just more realistic, right? Not so, says UC Berkeley study

Depressive realism has held sway in science and popular culture for decades, but a rosier outlook may be overdue.

There’s a lot of hate in the world. UCLA’s scholars are asking why and what can be done

The new Initiative to Study Hate kicks off with 23 diverse projects.
UC San Diego |

Surf’s up in San Diego, thanks to alumni-led startup

Surfing in San Diego just got a whole lot easier, thanks to a team of UC San Diego alumni bringing app-based,…
UC San Francisco |

Video games offer the potential of ‘experiential medicine’

After a decade of work, scientists at UC San Francisco’s Neuroscape Center have developed a suite of video game…
UC Newsroom |

Persistence was key to UC regent and NASA astronaut José Hernández’s achievement of lifelong dream

Hernández shares what he has learned from a life that is the stuff of movies. (In fact, Amazon is turning it into a…
UC Davis Health |

World’s first stem cell treatment for spina bifida delivered during fetal surgery

Groundbreaking trial aims to reverse the paralysis and other abnormal functions of spina bifida before birth.
UC Riverside |

Will the U.S. economy fall into recession in 2023? Only if the Fed intensifies current tightening policies

California on the verge of recovering all jobs lost since pandemic; investors buying up larger share of homes in the…
UC Newsroom |

Three remarkable scientists with UC connections win Nobel Prizes

This year, the winners in physiology or medicine, physics and chemistry all share one important distinction: important…

Driving high? Chemists make strides toward a marijuana breath analyzer

By oxidizing THC to create an electric current, a UCLA team’s fuel cell sensor can reveal the presence of the drug.