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UC partners with historically black colleges to diversify graduate student pool

UC is forging relationships with historically black colleges and universities to offer summer fellowships on UC campuses to talented undergraduates. 

Read about the new program.


Making a game out of improving the brain

UCSF neuroscientists have found that by training on attention tests, people young and old can improve brain performance and multitasking skills.

Read about their research.


UC debt 'swaps' avoid risk, save money

UC’s conservative approach to managing its debt saves money and insulates it from market volatility. CFO Peter Taylor explains how interest rate swaps are benefiting UC in an opinion piece.

Read it here.

UC boosts number of endowed chairs, scholarships

Philanthropy is an increasingly important source of support for UC, creating 75 new endowed chairs in the past year, part of $1.5 billion in donations.

Read about the Annual Report on University Private Support.


UCOP launches all new website

Launched on Nov. 9, the new should help make resources within UCOP easier to navigate.

Read about the new website.



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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.

UCSB emergency preparedness expert keeps campus, county safe

Merced Design

UC Santa Barbara's emergency preparedness manager spends weeknights and weekends, working with local organizations on disaster readiness for the community at large and helping to secure funds for supplies and training. Read about Caesar's work.


Doctor’s experience treating violent injury leads to program to stop the cycle

John Bowers

Dr. Rochelle Dicker of UCSF founded the Wraparound Project to help break the cycle of violent injury.

Read her story.

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