Dorothy Leland, president of Georgia College & State University, is named chancellor of UC Merced, effective July 1.
Students at the University of California will have expanded health insurance benefits and more stability in premium costs this fall under a new, university-wide health insurance plan.
If you missed Chancellor Tim White's appearance as Pete Weston earlier this month on "Undercover Boss," you can read about his experience and view the episode here.
Seven candidates are vying for two staff seats on the UC Retirement System Advisory Board. Read about the candidates and how to cast your ballot.
Kevin Smith, chief financial and compliance officer in the chancellorís office at UCLA will be the next Staff Advisor-designate to the Regents.
A new website highlighting the depth and breadth of UC research and its value to Californians launched last week. Content shows the range of discovery at UC and how researchers across the system often collaborate to tackle important research. Visit the Research website.
V. "Ram" Ramanathan, an award-winning professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will discuss his research on ways to stop global warming. Read how you can view the June 10 lecture live via uStream.
More Systemwide News
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.
Berkeley Professor Homayoon Kazerooni and a team of graduate students have developed robotic legs that enabled a paraplegic student to walk across the stage to receive his diploma.
Photo courtesy of Sarah Peet Photography.
At the heart of UC research are graduate students, many of whom combine their expertise, creativity and compassion to tackle and solve key problems in California and beyond.
UCLA staffer's simple act of giving water to injured Freedom Riders as a 12-year-old is now part of civil rights lore. Read about Janie Forsyth McKinney.
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Planning to retire in June or July?
Make an appointment with your benefits office today to begin the retirement process.
You can read more HR news on At Your Service.
Faculty, staff and UC will contribute more to the UC Retirement Plan beginning July 1. Read more about contributions.
UC offers free onsite workshops and online webinars to help faculty and staff take full advantage of their retirement savings benefits. Read about the latest updates to the classes and find the latest schedule for your location.
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