Politics & public policy

UCLA sick with flu

Everyone’s talking about the flu. Here’s what to do about it

And why — even though it's less effective this year — you should still get the vaccine.

Unite to Light Ghana

A guiding light for the vulnerable

Unite to Light, a nonprofit that has distributed over 90,000 solar lamps to 65 countries, now turns to help Rohingya refugees.

NYE UC Merced

For richer or poorer: 4 economists ponder what 2018 has in store

Greg Wright and others project the winners and losers of the economy in the coming year.

UC Davis driverless cars

How driverless cars will change travel

Transportation expert Lewis Fulton weighs in on what roads will look like five, 10, even 20 years from now.

Ed Lee San Francisco mayor

SF Mayor Ed Lee never forgot his Berkeley roots

The late Ed Lee worked alongside his graduate alma mater to tackle the challenges facing the city.

bad jobs UCLA

US retail jobs are bad — but it doesn’t have to stay that way

A new book compares working conditions in the US with other countries.

Polar bear ice UC Davis

How climate denial blogs undermine scientific understanding

A lack of scientific rigor can spread like wildfire online, hurting public perception of climate change.

Casablanca Bergman

We'll always have ‘Casablanca’

As the beloved film turns 75, a scholar reflects on its enduring relevance.

UC San Diego homeless awareness

Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week empowers students to help needy

The nationwide event inspires students to embrace public service here at home.

free speech fellows program

UC seeks applicants for its Free Speech Fellowship Program

Fellows selected by the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement will lead the way on issues related to the First Amendment.

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