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Making the case for graduate research

Making the case for graduate research

Graduate students from all 10 UC campuses traveled to Sacramento to underscore the direct impact of their work—which rests upon adequate funding of graduate programs.

Read more about Graduate Research Day.


Depression is more common than you think, but stigma persists

Depression is more common than you think

Nearly one in 10 Americans has depression. Read about what's behind the stigma, and resources UC offers to faculty and staff if you need help.

Read more about depression and UC resources to help.


UC President answers 10 questions

UC President Mark Yudof answers questions

If you missed President Yudof's March 2 web chat with UC faculty and staff, check out this selection of key questions and responses or view the full web chat online.


UC Health's community benefit tops $3 billion

UC Health’s five medical centers care for uninsured patients, educate tomorrow’s health leaders and advance science to tackle medicine’s toughest challenges, providing benefits to their communities totaling $3.3 billion last year.

Read about UC Health's impact on California communities.


Private giving to UC on the rise

UC has attracted significant private donations -- $1.6 billion in 2010-11

While grappling with declining state support, UC has attracted significant private donations -- $1.6 billion in 2010-11.

Read more about private giving to UC.


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People Who Make A Difference

Across UC, staff and faculty make a difference on the job and in their free time. Read about a few of their latest contributions.

At home and overseas,
UCLA employee serves and protects

Edward Galvan

Edward Galvan does double duty keeping his community safe as a security supervisor at UCLA Medical Center and a Navy Reserve volunteer. Read about why he does it, and his experiences at home and in Kuwait. Read about Edward Galvan.

Do you know someone who is making a difference?
You can nominate a UC staff or faculty member to be featured here. Send their name and a brief description of how they are contributing to UC or their wider community to .

HR Briefs


Family member eligibility verification requests in the mail

All faculty and staff with family members enrolled in UC health insurance will receive a mailing requesting documentation. Respond by May 17 or risk being de-enrolled from your coverage.

File 2011 flexible spending account reimbursement claims by April 15

Read more about what to do to file claims. You lose any funds not claimed by the deadline.


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