Politics & public policy

Scripps aircraft UC San Diego

Aircraft cruise atmospheric rivers to improve West Coast storm predictions

UC San Diego scientists take to the skies with a new method to make weather forecasts more accurate.

California sieve Berkeley

California’s water system leaks like a sieve — how to save millions of gallons

Quantifying, much less preventing, H2O loss is almost impossible. UC Berkeley's John Gage wants to solve the problem.

UC Irvine higher education summit

The future of higher education at UC Irvine

National leaders share insights into providing an elite public education at Feb. 26 symposium.

Joe Biden UC San Francisco

Biden advances national cancer moonshot at UC San Francisco

The vice president meets with UC Berkeley and UCSF experts to discuss accelerating research and clinical trials.

UC Berkeley Herma Hill Kay

UC Berkeley law professor wins lifetime achievement award

Pioneer Herma Hill Kay is celebrated for her transformational advocacy in family law and contributions to legal education.

White House summit UCSF

UC Health commits to improved data sharing with patients at White House Precision Medicine Summit

Leaders and researchers from UC San Francisco join President Obama in advancing health care data accessibility for more effective, personalized care.

UC Davis Peace Corps volunteer Austin Alcorn Petersen

UC campuses among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Alumni have a long tradition of service that dates to organization's founding in 1961.

Your morals and political facts

When it comes to politics, you’re not as rational as you think

How your moral beliefs become your political facts – even if they're wrong.

BMI study

Body mass index doesn't gauge health, UCLA-led study says

Researchers find that BMI incorrectly labels more than 54 million Americans as "unhealthy."

Successful anti-bullying program identified by UCLA

Study shows Finnish model focused on bystanders is very effective.