Politics & public policy

Janet Napolitano lectures a political science class

Political science personified

UC President Janet Napolitano pops into a class to promote student voting.

Election posters featuring Putin

Can Americans trust elections?

Study looks at how foreign interference in American elections produces the warning signs of a failing democracy.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in SCOTUS robe

Ruth is Truth

The first full-life biography of pioneering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hits the shelves.

Row of voting booths

Will changing how we vote change who votes?

As California counties begin to implement Voter’s Choice Act, researchers assess effects on turnout and representation.

Three UCLA students registering voters at a table

Students wage an all-out effort to get their classmates to vote

Oct. 22 is almost upon us — be sure to register to vote so you can have your say on Election Day, Nov. 6.

Outdoor solar panel charging station with students beneath

UC named a national leader in renewable energy

For the second year in a row, the EPA recognizes the University of California with a Green Power Leadership Award.

UCAN students next to bear statue in Sacramento

Wanted: Student ambassadors to build support in Sacramento

The UC Advocacy Network is looking for new ambassadors to represent UC student interests at the state Capitol.

The Central Valley's freedom summer

More than two dozen UC students spent their summer engaged in voter education, registration, and outreach.

CO2 floating in a cloud of smoke

How we can recycle CO2 to make eco-friendly concrete

UCLA researchers take aim at a surprisingly large source of greenhouse gas emissions: concrete.

Student registers someone to vote at UC San Diego

It’s your future. Have a say in it.

Students could wield the influence of Baby Boomers — if they're willing to step up and vote.

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