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UC Global Food Systems Forum to address challenges of feeding the world

Agriculture and Natural Resources will convene some of the world's leading experts April 9 at the Global Food Systems Forum to address how to sustainably feed 8 billion people by 2025.

Read about how you can participate.


UC among the best in latest rankings

Whether measuring UC as research universities, graduate programs or medical schools, it is among the best in the nation and the world. Read about the latest rankings of:

Keck Observatory turns 20

In two short decades, the telescopes atop Mauna Kea have found evidence that the universe is expanding, demoted Pluto from its status as a planet and detected a massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

Read about Keck and its many discoveries.


Applications accepted for UC's IT awards

Apply through May 17 for the annual Sautter awards honoring creative use of information technology in support of the UC's mission.

Read more about the awards.


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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.

Building a path for youth volunteers

Sandy Wilkins

Since age 14, this UC Berkeley staffer has volunteered with the American Red Cross and helped build a strong foundation for other youth volunteers.

Read about Sandy Tesch Wilkins and her continuing work with the Red Cross.

Identifying effective public health communications

T.S. Harvey

UC Riverside anthropologist T.S. Harvey has identified new ways to communicate scientific and medical information for indigenous communities.

Read about Harvey’s work.


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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


2012 Health, DepCare claims due April 15

File claims for 2012 Health and DepCare Flexible Spending Accounts by April 15 or lose any funds not claimed.

Read more about how to file your claims.


You can read more HR news on At Your Service.

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