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Napolitano Taking UC Values to Sochi Olympics

January 31, 2014 | 8:38 am

Napolitano Taking UC Values to Sochi Olympics

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University chief says UC’s openness, tolerance, intellectual prowess convey a message to the world.

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The Pronouncer: How Do You Say ‘Napolitano’?

November 19, 2013 | 10:42 am

The Pronouncer: How Do You Say ‘Napolitano’?

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What’s in a name? Sometime letters that defy your expectation of how they ought to be pronounced.

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UCLA Video Decries Tiny Number of Black Male Students; Napolitano Responds

November 18, 2013 | 6:30 pm

UCLA Video Decries Tiny Number of Black Male Students; Napolitano Responds

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Critique of UCLA admissions policies has gained big web audience. Napolitano says UC needs to

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For Napolitano, UC Could Be a Stepping Stone to California Politics

November 15, 2013 | 9:54 am

For Napolitano, UC Could Be a Stepping Stone to California Politics

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Early evidence of her political acumen at UC bodes well for her future in politics in the Golden State.

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Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

October 31, 2013 | 11:46 am

Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

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Napolitano says undocumented students “merit special attention,” but will the announcement sway her student critics?

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Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

July 18, 2013 | 3:27 pm

Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

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Janet Napolitano has been confirmed as the next president of the University of California. The confirmation proceedings were marked by student protests inside and outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. During public comment, one student was arrested inside the conference room after he charged the board dais. Four other students were […]

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UC Community Weighs in on Janet Napolitano Nomination

July 18, 2013 | 8:17 am

UC Community Weighs in on Janet Napolitano Nomination

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By Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, KPCC University of California Regents are meeting in San Francisco Thursday to confirm the appointment of Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano to be the next UC president. It’s considered one of the most prestigious jobs in higher education. Many people are praising Napolitano’s decades-long history of managing large agencies. But others are […]

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U.S. Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano Nominated for UC President

July 12, 2013 | 9:36 am

U.S. Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano Nominated for UC President

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In a break with tradition, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated to become the next president of the University of California. The full Board of Regents will act on the recommendation Thursday, July 18, during a special meeting following the board’s regular bimonthly meeting in San Francisco. If approved, Napolitano […]

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White House Signals Shift on Deportations; Read New ICE Deportation Guidelines

August 19, 2011 | 3:10 pm

White House Signals Shift on Deportations; Read New ICE Deportation Guidelines

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There are currently about 300,000 undocumented immigrants in the U.S. facing deportation. Yesterday, the White House announced, in both a post on the White House blog and in a letter (.pdf) to Senate Democrats from Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano, that the Obama administration would de-emphasize proceedings against “low-priority” undocumented immigrants. These cases include “individuals […]

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