Politics & public policy

UCSF man bicycle

Bicycling's huge costs in America

Billion-dollar toll from injuries suggests a need for safer infrastructure.

UCLA homeless veterans hero

Homeless vets with families: An untold part of veterans’ struggles

Homelessness among veterans overall is declining, but the number supporting young families is on the rise.

UC Merced AIDS march

UC Merced Library chosen to digitize AIDS historical archives

Effort will make hundreds of thousands of pages available to the global public.

Grow California together

Congress restores year-round Pell Grants, protects federal research funding

President Napolitano thanks UC advocates for their involvement in federal budget issues.

UCLA women college

Survey reveals stark gender gap in political views among college freshmen

Report also finds difference between men and women in concerns over cost of tuition.

The war on climate change: Are we at a new tipping point?

For four decades UC San Diego atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan has warned that carbon dioxide and other emissions from human activity are heating up the planet. One of the first scientists to predict global warming, his models of rising temperatures have proved remarkably accurate.

Goldman Mellor UC Merced

Researcher tracking teens who attempted suicide

New grant will support study of long-term outcomes to help them live healthier, happier lives.

UC Irvine education Newhart

How robots can help kids stay in school

Doctoral student heads to the state capitol to advocate for technology that includes instead of isolates.

UC-Mexico Binational Health Forum

First binational health forum held as part of the UC-Mexico Initiative

The landmark summit focused on health issues relevant to Mexico and the US, with special attention to California.

Capitol dome Sacramento

UC toasts its inaugural class of Presidential Public Service Fellows

Students discuss their experiences stepping into the world of public service.

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