Tag: University of California
Los Angeles-area lawmaker wants to restore racial preferences for students applying to state’s colleges.
Critique of UCLA admissions policies has gained big web audience. Napolitano says UC needs to
Early evidence of her political acumen at UC bodes well for her future in politics in the Golden State.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of California medical center workers began a two-day strike Tuesday that could involve thousands of employees and prompted postponement of some surgeries. The union representing some 13,000 hospital pharmacists, nursing assistants, operating room scrubs and other health care workers began the walkout at 4 a.m. Tuesday at medical facilities in […]
It’s not a great time to get sick in the Bay Area. Workers are planning a strike at University of California San Francisco and the four other UC medical centers up and down the state Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22. Meanwhile, nurses in the East Bay are staging a separate strike at Sutter […]
University of California President Mark Yudof said patients at the university’s medical centers will be at risk if thousands of union workers make good on their plans to strike. Last week, unions announced that their members had overwhelmingly approved a strike. Both sides are debating a contract, including pension benefits. A strike could be devastating, […]
There’s the University of California, the California State University and California Community Colleges. Soon, there could be a fourth system of higher education — the New University of California. The catch? It wouldn’t offer classes. It wouldn’t charge tuition. And it wouldn’t hire professors. Instead, it would awards degrees based on mastery of skills and subjects, […]
The future of the University of California may look a lot like what’s in front of your eyes right now. Speaking to Marketplace’s Jeremy Hobson, the school’s departing president, Mark Yudof, said public universities may depend on online courses for their survival. “I think in the case of the University of California, in a few […]