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UC Medical Workers Allege Unfair Labor Practice

A complaint has been filed on behalf of thousands of University of California hospital workers who claim they were threatened when they went on a two-day strike in May.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Reject Anti-Semitism Claims At 3 UC Campuses

The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism that arose out of pro-Palestinian events at the schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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UC Board Confirms Napolitano As New President

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano was approved Thursday as next University of California president.

07/18/2013

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UC Regents Confirm Muslim Student To Board Despite Jewish Groups’ Opposition

The University of California’s governing board confirmed its first Muslim student member Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups’ claims that she marginalized Jewish students and promoted an anti-Israel agenda.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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Secretary Of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano To Become Head Of UC System

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, will become the first female president of the University of California system, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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UC Students Hoping To Study Abroad In Egypt Will Have To Wait

University of California system students who were hoping to study abroad in Egypt this fall will have to wait awhile because of political unrest in the Middle East.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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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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Gov. Brown’s Budget Plan May Help Calif. Colleges Avoid Tuition Hikes

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

The University of California's new logo. (credit: Facebook)

UC Suspends ‘Cheap’ New Logo After Widespread Protest

The University of California on Friday suspended a new, modern looking logo after receiving widespread criticism about the contemporary design replacing the venerable institutional seal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2012

The University of California's new logo. (credit: Facebook)

Online Petition Calls On UC To Scrap ‘Cheap’ New Logo

The University of California’s new logo isn’t getting high marks from some students, staff and alumni.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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UCLA, UCR Fire Back At Article Placing Campuses Among ‘Most Dangerous’ In America

School officials at two local universities are angered by a published report that placed their campuses near the bottom when it comes to safety.

11/24/2012

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Private Colleges Boom As Calif. Universities Falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.

10/20/2012

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Study: California Experiencing Stronger Heat Waves Along The Coast

A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.

08/29/2012

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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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UC Regents Strike Plea Deal In UCLA Lab Death Case

Charges against the University of California regents have dropped in the death of a UCLA research assistant who died following a campus lab fire in 2008.

07/28/2012

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