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Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

March 14, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

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Los Angeles-area lawmaker wants to restore racial preferences for students applying to state’s colleges.

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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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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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UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

October 24, 2013 | 8:25 am

UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

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Former officer gets workers’ compensation for psychological injuries suffered after the incident.

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Workers Start 2-Day Strike at UC Hospitals

May 21, 2013 | 8:25 am

Workers Start 2-Day Strike at UC Hospitals

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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 […]

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Big Bay Area Hospital Strikes: Who Will Be Affected and Why

May 17, 2013 | 11:23 am

Big Bay Area Hospital Strikes: Who Will Be Affected and Why

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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 […]

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UC President Warns of Havoc if Medical Workers Strike

May 15, 2013 | 1:13 pm

UC President Warns of Havoc if Medical Workers Strike

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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, […]

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UC, CSU, California Community Colleges — and the New University of California?

April 4, 2013 | 7:00 am

UC, CSU, California Community Colleges — and the New University of California?

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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, […]

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Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

February 6, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Can Online Courses Save the University of California? Mark Yudof Looks Into the Future

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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 […]

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