Politics & public policy

Hasan Minhaj UC Davis

Comedian's homecoming

Alum Hasan Minhaj tackles weighty national and local issues in his one-man show.

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could cost California 200,000 jobs

It also could cost the state economy $20 billion in GDP.

Aja Brown UC Santa Barbara

A quiet revolution: New faces in public office

Book provides first comprehensive survey of women, men of color in electoral politics.

Financial analysis UC

UCLA Anderson Forecast: A new economy under a new administration?

Latest quarterly outlook gives a first glance at ‘Trumponomics.’

UC Riverside Project Moving Forward

Bridging the vocabulary gap in schools

Language learning program created by campus educator is catching on around the country.

UC Santa Barbara teacher classroom

Teaching toward the future

Education professor receives a 2017 President’s Research Catalyst Award to lead a nine-campus consortium.

UC San Diego flashlight pot testing

With legal pot comes a problem: How do we weed out impaired drivers?

An easy-to-use test to measure alcohol impairment exists, but right now there's no equivalent for marijuana.

UC Davis Pell Grants

UC president joins with California higher education and UC student leaders to support Pell Grants

Reinstating year-round Pell Grants can help students stay on track for their degree.

UC President Napolitano and the 10 UC chancellors urge support for passage of Cures/Innovation legislation

Investment in National Institutes of Health research and innovation is vital to acclerating health treatments and cures for all Americans.

UC Santa Cruz pedestrian

Pedestrians may run rampant in a world of self-driving cars

Would you look both ways if you knew cars would always stop?