In the News
April 20, 2020
The high court agrees to consider a supplemental filing regarding the real-world consequences of the COVID-19 global health crisis and the life-sustaining role of nearly 30,000 DACA recipients on the front lines.
Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2020
Now is the time to invest even more in it, write UC President Janet Napolitano and UC Health Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie L. Byington in a new op-ed.
March 31, 2020
The number of critically ill patients on site has not surged, said Jahan Fahimi, medical director of the emergency department at UC San Francisco's Parnassus campus. “Something is working.”
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Take a tour of your thoughts with the 'Glass Brain'
The Glass Brain is kind of like it sounds. It’s a colorful, 3-D window into all the mysterious activities that light up the brain.
Can we use Wi-Fi to see through walls?
We use Wi-Fi to stay connected, but UC's Yasamin Mostofi shows that Wi-Fi can also be used to sense the world around us – even behind walls.
Climate change facts you need to know
Under current guidelines, the planet is on target to warm up by 2 degrees Celsius in 2050 and by 4 degrees in 2100, triggering serious large-scale problems by the end of the century. UC San Diego's climate scientist V. Ramanathan accurately predicted this trend back in 1980. He says that if we make an effort to adopt existing technology today, we might be able to change our course on climate.
May 20, 2020
Blu-ray back in style? Its low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems.
May 14, 2020
The National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences add new UC members to their ranks.
Already vulnerable, gig economy workers in San Francisco suffer during coronavirus pandemic, survey reveals
UC Santa Cruz
May 7, 2020
Unique in-person survey establishes new baseline, while online survey provides a snapshot of pandemic's effects.
March 11, 2020
The University of California has been on the front lines in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, since the earliest indications of its emergence in China. From top-flight medical care to groundbreaking research, UC’s scientists and physicians across its 10 campuses and five academic medical centers are part of the global effort to treat, understand and ultimately defeat the virus.
November 7, 2019
While firefighters battle raging wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the University of California is finding lifesaving solutions to stem the growing threat of fire by harnessing cutting-edge technologies to meet the state’s frightening new reality.
September 24, 2019
The University of California’s Office of the President and the Office of the Chief Investment Officer are seeking applicants from UC students and postdoctoral fellows to attend an invitation-only week of lectures and small seminars with Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany.
June 5, 2019
The Trump administration dealt a blow today to scientific discovery and medical advancement. Fetal tissue research has helped find cures for millions of Americans who suffer from debilitating diseases, while improving the quality of life for others.