Politics & public policy

Viet Thanh Nguyen

UC alums win 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Graduates from UC Berkeley, UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz among those honored.

Roof rack collage Berkeley Lab

Roof racks a drag on fuel economy

Berkeley Lab study finds auto accessory responsible for almost 1 percent of national gas consumption.

Laura Esserman UCSF

Laura Esserman named to TIME 100 list

UCSF oncologist at the forefront of breast cancer services named one of the most influential people in the world.

UC Merced drone research

UC Merced becomes drone use policy hub

First UC Center of Excellence on campus will produce research for public health and precision-agriculture.

Alzheimer's Science Today

Janet Napolitano on the UC Cures for Alzheimer's Disease Initiative

The UC president on the mobilization of systemwide talent and resources to support promising research.

UC Berkeley childhood book

Reinventing childhood in the 21st century

What are the differences between helicopter and "frontier" parenting? A UC Berkeley professor explores.

UC Irvine Law

UC president announces public service law fellowships

A first-of-its-kind program is designed to help more students serve the public interest.

UCSF health law

Innovative master's program to meld health and law launched

New UCSF-UC Hastings online degree helps graduates resolve policy dilemmas in the health care system.

UCSF doula training

Novel doula training for incarcerated women and those at risk grows

Successful UC San Francisco-supported vocational program provides empowerment and economic stability.

UC Berkeley canvassing study

UC Berkeley alums find canvassing reduces transgender prejudice

A new study finds that 10-minute talks can shift opinion as profoundly as 14 years of social change.