University of California

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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CA doctors who tried experimental treatment resign

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Two California neurosurgeons who infected brain-cancer patients with bowel bacteria in an unsuccessful effort to save their lives have resigned their positions at the University of California, Davis. Dr. J. Paul […]

08/25/2013

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UC Riverside’s new school of medicine opens

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – The University of California, Riverside is opening its new school of medicine to a class of 50 students. The Press-Enterprise reports that orientation begins Monday, after more than three decades of […]

08/04/2013

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25 arrested at UCLA protest at busy intersection

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police say they’ve arrested about 25 University of California health care workers who staged a sit-in that has closed an intersection, causing traffic backups during rush hour at the Los Angeles […]

07/27/2013

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