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Which UC medical plan is right for you?

Kris Lange

Kris Lange, who works with UC's health insurance vendors, talks about the similarities and differences among UC's medical plans.

Read about UC's plans.


Regents to consider 2013 pension contributions

A proposal to raise employee and UC contributions to the UC Retirement Plan in 2013 will come before the Regents at their November meeting.

Read about the proposal.


UC resources can help you de-stress,
be healthier and more active

Stressed? UC Can Help

Feeling stressed? UC offers a variety of resources to help you be happy and healthy.

Read about available programs and how to access them.


Educate, elevate and innovate

UC President Mark G. Yudof

In a speech to the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, President Yudof said that California must do more to prepare its Hispanic children for college if it is to benefit from the state's changing demographics.

Read his prepared remarks.

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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.

For UCLA director, a disability does not define a person

Olivia Raynor

Olivia Raynor, director of UCLA's Tarjan Center, is working to change the way people think about individuals with disabilities. Read more about Raynor's mission.

From 'useless boy' to pioneering social epidemiology professor

Professor Emeritus S. Leonard Syme

UC Berkeley Public Health professor tells how difficult early years led to pioneering academic work. Read about Professor Emeritus S. Leonard Syme.

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HR Briefs



Get your maintenance and specialty medications filled at UC medical center pharmacies. Read more.

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