Campuses & Locations

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…

Researchers discuss sugar’s highs, lows

America's growing sweet tooth is super-sizing waistlines and the nation's health care price tag, warn University of California researchers.People in the U.S. are eating 21 times more sweet stuff today than the pilgrims and pioneers did, according to…
UC Newsroom |

UC shares Peace Corps public service commitment

UC marks 50 years of involvement with the venerable volunteer organization.
UC Newsroom |

UC medical schools increase underrepresented minority students

Crystal Denmon was raised by a single parent in South Los Angeles, where gangs were common and graduating from high school was not. Crystal Denmon Starting in second grade, she woke up at 5:30 a.m. to catch the bus that took her an hour across town to…
UC Newsroom |

Students inspire UC sustainability policies

Student activism is a driving force behind initiatives that make the UC system one of the greenest universities in the country.
UCLA Today |

UC postdoc fellowship program encourages diversity

The UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program launches new careers.
UC Office of the President |

Climate change stresses water supply, ecosystems

UC scientists explore solutions for balancing population needs with the long-term health of California's environment.
UC Office of the President |

UC water wonks help shape state's future

Researchers throughout the University of California are helping reform policies governing California's water supply.
UC Newsroom |

Public education key to saving species

The UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group led effort to bring peregrine falcon back from brink of extinction.