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UC Berkeley |

Leaping lizards and dinosaurs inspire robot design

Leaping lizards have a message for robots: Get a tail!

A year of protest, progress and a very special prize

Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took…

Heart attacks, other emergencies spike during holidays

Stress, overeating and excessive partying could lead to an unnecessary trip to the emergency room.
UC Office of the President |

Regents chair Lansing with a message to UC community

UC Board of Regents chair Sherry Lansing says in a video statement that she is "shocked and appalled" by the images of police actions during recent student protests at UC Berkeley and UC Davis.Lansing supports UC President Mark Yudof's effort to…
UC Santa Barbara |

Winner of $1 Million X CHALLENGE has roots at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School

Innovative grooved-skimmer technology will transform oil spill response efforts.

Grads turn senior project into game design company

A new iPad game called Syz EG, now available from Apple's App Store, showcases the professional quality of the work done by UC Santa Cruz students in the computer game design program.

Easily embarrassed? People will trust you more

A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that people who are easily embarrassed are also more trustworthy, and more generous.

How the Milky Way got its spiral arms

UC Irvine astronomers have shown how the Milky Way galaxy's iconic spiral arms form.

Historians seek Port Chicago survivor accounts

Officials at the University of California, Berkeley's Regional Oral History Office are looking for first-hand accounts of the 1944 Port Chicago explosion that helped desegregate the U.S. military.
UC San Diego |

John Davies, regent emeritus, 1934-2011

San Diego attorney, civic leader and philanthropist John G. Davies, regent emeritus of the University of California and former board chairman, was remembered Tuesday (May 24) by current regents Chair Russell S. Gould as "a man of integrity and honor,…

Dorothy Leland named UC Merced chancellor

Georgia College & State University President Dorothy Leland was appointed by the University of California Board of Regents to serve as the third chancellor of UC Merced.
UC Newsroom |

Energy efficiency programs save UC $21 million per year

Improved light controls, such as those that are part of UC Davis' Smart Lighting Program, are among ways UC campuses are improving energy efficiency in existing buildings.UC has won national praise for its 50 LEED-certified facilities, the most of any U.S…