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University of California President Janet Napolitano (Photo credit: University of California)

University of California tackles hunger, nutrition

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano wants to leverage the state’s role in agriculture and research to tackle one of the world’s most pressing problems: food. The former Homeland Security secretary […]

07/01/2014

California students admitted to UC by race

The University of California has for the first time admitted more Latino students from California as freshmen than white students. Here is a look at the number of in-state students accepted for fall 2014 admission […]

04/18/2014

University of California

Union to begin voting this week on UC contract

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A union representing more than 12,000 researchers, technical employees and health care professionals for the University of California is expected to vote this week on a contract that would provide wage […]

12/16/2013

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UC health care strike today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thousands of University of California health care workers alleging unfair labor practices  will take part in a one-day strike today at hospitals in Westwood, Santa Monica, Irvine and across the state — a job action […]

11/20/2013

UC, nurses reach tentative labor pact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California has reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities. The preliminary deal avoids a possible one-day walkout by the nurses that […]

11/17/2013

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

UCLA failed to check faculty bias claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – According to a new report, the University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty. The Los Angeles Times reports that […]

10/19/2013

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Napolitano vows to keep UC tuition affordable

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – New University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will work to keep tuition costs from rising beyond the reach of families. The former Homeland Security chief spoke Friday at […]

10/19/2013

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Napolitano’s resume precedes her as UC president

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano officially takes over as the University of California’s president on Monday, but she already has survived her first leadership challenge – a “no-confidence” vote sought […]

09/29/2013

College costs

UC turns to social media to raise student aid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California is hoping to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships. The UC system launched a six-week campaign on Wednesday that combines the […]

09/18/2013

Ex-UC San Diego dean dies on African vacation

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say a dean at the University of California, San Diego who was about to start a new position as a chief executive at the University of Southern California has died […]

09/02/2013

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