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Dyslexia, other learning challenges are focus of new $20M initiative

UCSF and UC Berkeley join forces to understand dyslexia and other specific neurodevelopmental differences that impact learning.

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8 tips to hack college

Starting college can feel overwhelming, but with a few simple tips you'll soon be right at home.

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New UC students share their hopes and dreams

We check in with nine of our newest arrivals as they launch into their journeys at UC.

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The cat. The myth. The legend

Big Boy, the unofficial campus cat, thrives thanks to an informal but comprehensive caretaking system.

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How UC spends the summer months

For the University of California, summer is a time to be unusually experimental, adventurous and productive.

Jennifer Doudna of UC Berkeley and Jonathan Weissman of UCSF

UC faculty to Elsevier: Restart negotiations, or else

Thirty academics across UC, including Jennifer Doudna and Nobel Prize-winner Elizabeth Blackburn, will halt editorial duties until a deal is reached.

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Spotting misinformation online via artificial intelligence

Computer scientist William Wang’s deep learning project aims to understand the spread of online misinformation.

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A new opportunity for veterans to realign with civilian life

A four-day seminar focusing on helping veterans access higher education and career pathways kicks off this summer.

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Growing up: Words of wisdom for the future

With graduation season over, it's time to step into something new. Here's six pieces of invaluable advice from noted alums on shaping the future.

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UC’s ambitious plan to help more students earn a degree

The University of California looks to produce 1.2 million UC graduates by 2030.