Monday, August 21, 2017

UC Berkeley Fraternities Suspend Social Activities Following Sexual Assault Reports

The Interfraternity Council at UC Berkeley suspended social activities on Tuesday, Oct. 18 after receiving reports that two students were sexually assaulted at fraternity parties over the weekend. The council announced the suspension in a...

UC President Writes Op-Ed on Free Speech

The Boston Globe published an op-ed piece by UC President Janet Napolitano on Oct. 2, which called for a revival of free speech on campus. Napolitano acknowledges the developing demographic of college campuses but...

California Invests Millions in UC Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The California State Assembly passed a bill on Sept. 30 to invest $22 million between all ten UC campuses equally to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation. Assembly Bill 2664, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand...

UC System Welcomes Most Diverse Class in History

The University of California has enrolled the most diverse class of California freshmen and transfer students in its history for the Fall Quarter 2016. According to data posted by the UC Office of the...

Union Votes to Authorize UC Postdoctoral Researchers’ Strike

The University of California postdoc researchers’ union has voted to authorize a strike on Sept. 1 after UC administration allegedly took over two months to reply to contract proposals on better working conditions, such...

UC Davis Chancellor Resigns

Linda Katehi stepped down from her position as UC Davis chancellor following the conclusion of an investigation into potential University policy violations, including nepotism and improper use of funds. UC President Janet Napolitano announced...

University of California Expands Funding for Undocumented Student Services

The UC Office of the President announced on May 11 that it will increase funding for undocumented student resources over the next three years, and $8.4 million will be distributed across all 10 UC...

UC Campuses to Guarantee Scholarships for Athletes Facing Career-Ending Injuries

The UC Board of Regents approved a 14-point proposal to reform student-athlete policies last Thursday, which includes the continuation of scholarships for UC student-athletes who suffer career-ending injuries. A group of UC athletic directors...

UC President Denounces Proposed Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

The UC Office of the President released a statement on April 19 denouncing the American Anthropological Association’s proposed resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. AAA will have until May 31 to vote on the...

Investigation Reveals UC Regent Was Allowed to Keep Seat Despite Policy Violations

The UC Board of Regents allowed William De La Pena of the Committee on Health Services to remain on the board despite violating the board’s conflict of interest rules, according to  a May 2nd...