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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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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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University of California Not Producing Enough Engineers, Cal Dean Charges

July 19, 2013 | 5:30 am

University of California Not Producing Enough Engineers, Cal Dean Charges

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As the University of California prepares for its new president, Janet Napolitano, the dean of its top engineering college is charging the public university with failing to meet the national and global demand for high-tech talent. In the U.S. about 4 percent of all bachelor’s degrees are in engineering, compared with 19 percent in Asia […]

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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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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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UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

May 23, 2013 | 8:36 am

UC Berkeley and Three Other Colleges Accused of Mishandling Rape Allegations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred joined students from four U.S. colleges and universities on Wednesday to announce the filing of federal complaints over how the higher-education institutions handle rape allegations. Students who attended the New York news conference said the colleges and universities had not taken their rape complaints seriously. Tucker […]

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Is the New UC Logo a ‘Big Breath of Fresh Air’ or ‘a Flushing Toilet’?

December 10, 2012 | 10:16 am

Is the New UC Logo a ‘Big Breath of Fresh Air’ or ‘a Flushing Toilet’?

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UPDATE 2:37 pm. Dec. 14: The university has suspended use of the controversial logo. Learn more here. A UC online video about the logo that had appeared at the bottom of this post has been removed from the Internet by the university. UPDATE 4:46 pm. Dec. 11: The university’s press office has posted a lengthy […]

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In 5-Year Span, Hundreds of Cyclists Crash Near UC Berkeley Campus

July 31, 2012 | 11:16 am

In 5-Year Span, Hundreds of Cyclists Crash Near UC Berkeley Campus

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by Zusha Elinson, The Bay Citizen Shlomo Bentin, a world-renown neuropsychologist, bought a bicycle last summer to commute to UC Berkeley from his home two miles away. An expert on facial recognition, the 65-year-old Israeli was on a one-year research sabbatical at the university. “He took up biking in Berkeley because people in Berkeley bike,” […]

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UC Berkeley Settles Case with Photojournalist

July 3, 2012 | 1:38 pm

UC Berkeley Settles Case with Photojournalist

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BERKELEY, Calif (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley will pay a photojournalist $162,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging campus police illegally searched his camera for photos of a student protest outside the chancellor’s home. Attorneys for 43-year-old David Morse disclosed the settlement on Monday. Morse was arrested on suspicion of rioting while covering the […]

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February 7, 2011 | 1:22 pm

UC, CSU Chancellors: No Tuition Hikes in Response to Proposed Cuts

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KQED’s John Myers tweets that both CSU Chancellor John Reed and UC Chancellor Mark Yudof have stated that the governor’s proposed $500 million in higher education budget cuts will not trigger tuition hikes at state schools. Reed, however, said CSU will cut degrees and admissions. The remarks came at a press event. Meanwhile, California Watch […]

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