Business & economics

UCLA taxes

Why you may be paying more income tax than you should

The standard deduction's simplicity helps you — and the government, which collects as much as $200B in extra revenue.

Solar Helix Luke Mostert UCLA

Student entrepreneur brings light to South African school children

New business donates 300 lanterns to electricity-deprived sections of the country.

Ulama UC Santa Cruz

Ancient Mesoamerican myth brought to life in new video game

Alums become rapidly successful on one of the internet's largest online game platforms.

Apeel Sciences James Rogers

Grown in California

UC Santa Barbara is investing in the innovation pipeline that has yielded breakthrough startups like Apeel Sciences.

UC Merced sweep

Startups poised to make strides for local economy

UC Merced's Venture Lab incubates two companies committed to the San Joaquin Valley.

UC Davis future cars

The future car is driverless, shared and electric

Top transportation experts say creative policies are needed now to avoid pitfalls.

Lynda UC Santa Barbara Venky Awards

Lynda.com co-founder honored

Former UCLA faculty member honored by UC Santa Barbara for online learning business, sold to LinkedIn for $1.5 B.

UC Riverside

How unregulated household chemicals harm us

New book explains why only food, drugs and pesticides are tested before going to market, and why that's a problem.

Indexical

Feeding right-brain innovation

How the arts and humanities are driving entrepreneurial creativity.

UC San Diego looking glass

Through the looking glass

New business launched by alum helps the visually impaired navigate the world.

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