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SO-IL, BCJ Collaborate in California

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.26.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

A collaboration between two of the nation's most innovative architecture firms - and one of the most well-known builders - has solved a one-of-a kind ...

Pulling Up a Chair: A UC Student's Endorsement of the Student Advisor Proposal

Arielle Mokhtarzadeh | Posted 01.17.2017 | College
Arielle Mokhtarzadeh

Every once in a while, you receive a nugget of wisdom that has the power to shape your perspective about your world and the systems that make it. For ...

Reclaiming the Master Plan for Higher Education in California

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 09.26.2016 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

We must take on the naysayers directly, wrest the machinery of government from their dead cold hands, and make the necessary investments in our public colleges and universities. Only then will we be standing up for the original intent of California's path-breaking Master Plan for Higher Education.

Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Shelby Doherty | Posted 07.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

Through all of this, I have learned a lot about how to deal with myself and live every day having UC, often feeling sick. There's no easier way to put it. But it is what it is, and we're the chosen ones who have to live with it. I have some tips below, that I've found necessary for living with UC each day. I hope remission finds you!

Unleash Competitiveness Against the Drought

George Yang | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
George Yang

Desalination is expensive. It requires a lot of electricity. It takes up valuable coastal land. It may require costly environmental remediation in order to protect marine species. It cost energy and money to pump water up hill to end users.

Social Security Administration Must Expedite Approval of Disability Claims for Patients with IBD

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Kaplan

The White House must urge the Social Security Administration to convene a hearing to add inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, to its Compassionate Allowance initiative in order to expedite the approval of critical government assistance for patients living with these incurable digestive diseases.

#ThisIsIBD

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Kaplan

December 1 marks the start of Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week, an important week within the inflammatory bowel disease community to bring attention to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two debilitating digestive diseases that cause crippling abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding and weight loss.

California's Public Higher Education Must Be Protected

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.03.2012 | College
Joseph A. Palermo

In the fifty years since California adopted its Master Plan for higher education the state has blossomed into a world-renowned center of creative innovation and enterprise.

PHOTOS: Pepper-Spraying Cop Makes His Way Throughout Art History

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

If you haven't seen it yet, the disturbing footage of a policeman pepper spraying UC Davis students holding a peaceful protest has gone viral and laun...

Students Ask Regents Not To Proceed With UC Tuition Hike

latimes.com | Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times | Posted 09.13.2011 | College

Reporting from San Francisco -- Students appealed Wednesday to University of California regents not to proceed with a proposed second tuition increase...

UC Tuition Could Jump 32% If Tax Extensions Fail

latimes.com | Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from San Francisco -- University of California officials warned Wednesday that the 8% tuition increase UC students already face this fall ma...

Free'ish Solutions: Early Enrollment at College for Foster Youth

David Ambroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Ambroz

In a time of unparalleled budget cuts and competition for limited resources, it is important to identify why this group should benefit from a privilege-like early/priority enrollment.

UC Wants All Applications To Be Read By Humans

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Amid budgetary turmoil and rising exclusivity, the University of California system is taking steps toward a more comprehensive application review proc...

UC Executives Threaten Lawsuit Over Pension Benefits

San Jose Mercury News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Some of the University of California's highest-paid employees have threatened to sue the UC system if it does not follow through on a promise to boost...

UC Waiting Lists: Less Than 2,000 Offered Spots At Cal. Universities

latimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After much anxiety among high school seniors, relatively few applicants were offered fall freshman admission to a University of California campus this...

UC Regents To Focus On Diversity

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The UC Board of Regents will meet next week to discuss universitywide issues, including prejudice, in light of recent incidents targeting specific stu...

U Of California Owes Students $38 Million

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.26.2011 | College

Superior Court Judge John Munter ruled March 10 that the University of California must pay about $38 million in refunds and interest to professional s...

Day Of Action Dawns With Excitement; Protests Underway

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students, professors, teachers and unions around the country will organize today to protest America's imperiled education system with more than 100 ev...

Top Hospitals Questioned In Electronic Health Records Probe

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A congressional inquiry into plans for spending billions of dollars in stimulus money on digital medical records is now questioning some of the nation...

UC System Funding: Less Can't Masquerade as More

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

Students are being hurt already and will suffer even more, while the state will find itself short hundreds of thousands of college-educated workers necessary to move back toward prosperity.

The Last Crisis at the University of California?

Saree Makdisi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Saree Makdisi

State support once covered about 75 percent of the UC's core spending. Today, it covers less than half, and it is set to decline even further.