Business & economics

Nate Mohler painted cityscape 'Grunge City'

Love it or hate it? Artists on the crypto-art craze

UCLA design media arts faculty and alumni share their thoughts on the crypto-art craze.

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Testing strategies for safer air travel during the pandemic

A new study offers much-needed data to airlines and states that have had little guidance on how to enable safe travel.

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Is this the age of the vaccine passport?

Experts look at the potential impact of the passports, which are likely to permeate travel, education and the workplace.

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Navigating the $1.9 trillion stimulus

Economist Jana Grittersova, former European Commission banker, weighs in on how the newly passed package will change the economy.

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Boost your career this year with the UC Alumni Career Network

Join other members of the UC community online each month for real-world advice on some of the trickiest challenges that today’s professionals face.

Kirin Suei demonstrating Sophie's BioNutrients

UC announces its 2021 Startup Innovation Challenge winners

Two UC-affiliated companies that focus on climate change solutions have won the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge, while five others take home awards for social impact.

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California’s $82B economic engine

UC is a major contributor to the state’s vitality, generating $82 billion in economic activity per year and supporting 1 in 45 jobs.

A search-and-rescue robot from Squishy Robotics

Meet the 10 disruptive technologies vying to win UC’s Startup Innovation Challenge

Two winners will take home $50K and get access to a global investor network.

Amazon.com fulfillment center

Behind the curtain at Amazon

A new book alleges worker exploitation at Amazon and shows how communities are resisting it.

Health care worker sitting on ground frustrated

Job burnout is a billion-dollar problem. Can we fix it, despite COVID-19?

Labor Day is here — a perfect time to reflect on job burnout, a problem that’s gotten worse with the pandemic. But the current workplace upheaval is also an opportunity to make real change, says UC Berkeley researcher Christina Maslach.

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