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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

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors: UCI Professor Searched For Guns, Fertilizer Online

Prosecutors allege Rainer Reinscheid was searching the Internet for information on guns, fertilizer and auto explosions before his arrest on arson charges.

08/08/2012

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

DA: UCI Professor Plotted Attacks, Sexual Assaults At High School

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid allegedly planned to burn down University High School, commit sexual assaults, and kill school officials and students before killing himself.

07/31/2012

College Solution Book Cover

‘College Solution’ Author Offers Advice, Financial Aid Tips

With student debt reaching the $1 trillion mark, it’s no wonder why there’s growing concern about tuition costs at higher education institutions.

05/19/2012

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (credit: CBS)

LAUSD Proposes More Rigorous High School Requirements

The Los Angeles Unified School District board is debating a proposal Tuesday that would require all students to take advanced courses and earn at least a “C” in order to graduate.

05/08/2012

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LAUSD Looks To Raise The Bar For Graduating Seniors

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District were considering a plan on Wednesday that would require all students to take advanced courses and earn at least a “C” in order to graduate.

04/18/2012

Keith Keiper (courtesy Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept.)

UC Student Charged In New Year’s Day Firebomb Attack On Police Station

A 23-year-old UC student from Oceanside was in custody Wednesday in connection with a firebomb attack on a off-campus police station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/01/2012

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UC Irvine Partially Shut Down After Threats Against Koran-Burning Pastor

A planned rally held by a controversial Florida pastor was canceled Thursday after suspicious activity was detected near the event.

CBS Los Angeles–12/01/2011

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UC Board OKs Additional 9.6 Percent Tuition Hike

The University of California is raising student tuition by an additional 9.6 percent this fall in response to a steep reduction in state support.

07/14/2011

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Union Approves Contract For Nurses At 5 UC Centers

A California union for registered nurses says its membership has approved a contract with five University of California medical centers.

05/27/2011

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