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Lawmakers Approve $100 Million Boost For UC, CSU

Democratic lawmakers have approved legislation that would give the University of California and California State University systems a financial boost this year despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition.

08/30/2014

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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.

04/18/2014

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UC Survey Reveals Attitudes On Campus Diversity

Nearly one-quarter of University of California students, staff and faculty members say they have felt excluded, intimidated or on the receiving end of hostile or offensive behavior.

03/19/2014

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UC Riverside, Irvine Students To Be Among First To Try Online Classes At Other Campuses

University of California students in Riverside and Irvine will soon have the ability to take online courses offered by other campuses within the system.

12/26/2013

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Union Workers Begin Voting On UC Contract This Week

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 increases and retain retirement benefits.

12/16/2013

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Riverside Staffer Diagnosed In 5th Meningitis Case In UC System

A staff member at the University of California, Riverside, has been diagnosed with meningitis in what authorities said marks the fifth-such diagnosis within in the UC system in recent months.

12/10/2013

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4th Case Of Meningitis Reported At UC Santa Barbara

Authorities say a fourth student has contracted meningitis at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

12/03/2013

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California Junior Colleges Considering 4-Year Degree Programs

California’s community college system is considering adopting four-year degrees, offering greater access to training for the workforce.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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2-Day Worker Walkout Ends UC Hospitals

A two-day strike by hospital workers ended on Thursday, with both sides claiming victory even though there was no resolution to a contract dispute involving staffing and pensions.

05/23/2013

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UCLA Chief Medical Officer Says Strike Is About Pensions, Not Patient Care

As a two-day strike began Tuesday at five of the biggest medical centers in the University of California system, medical workers say they are protesting low staffing levels and patient care, while officials contend that the strike is about pensions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

UC Riverside philosophers Eric Schwitzgebel (pictured) and Joshua Rust of Stetson University authored the study to find if ethicists behave any better morally than nonethicists. (courtesy UC Riverside)

UCR Professor: Ethicists’ Behavior Not More Moral

Professors who study moral philosophy and its application in the real world may not be all that ethical themselves when it comes to responding to students, according to a new study.

05/21/2013

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UC Health System Workers Strike Over Pensions, Patient Care Concerns

Healthcare workers began at two-day strike early Tuesday morning at five of the biggest medical centers in the University of California system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

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Judge Rules Walkout OK For Some UC Medical Center Workers

A judge has ruled that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on strike for two days starting Tuesday.

05/20/2013

Black student leaders are calling for UC Irvine to strengthen campus cultural awareness initiatives after the second racially-charged incident on campus in less than a week. (source: YouTube)

Racially-Charged Note Found On UCI Campus; 2nd Incident In A Week

A note that told a student to “go back 2 Africa” strained tensions on campus following an Asian fraternity’s offensive Internet video of a student dancing in blackface.

05/13/2013

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UC Argues In Favor Of Race-Conscious Admissions

The University of California is weighing in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2012

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