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New President writes to UC community

Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano gives her first impressions after two weeks in office and several campus visits. Read President Napolitano's note and view a slide show from her first visits.

 

Promise for Education has raised over $1.1M for student scholarships

Promise for Education

Nearly 1,000 people have made a promise, attracting more than 3,000 donations to UC's systemwide crowd-funding campaign. Read about the promises, and how you can contribute.

 

UC leaders urge young people to aim high

Chancellors and other senior leaders are participating in Achieve UC, an effort to inspire young people in low-income communities to see themselves as college material — and give them practical support to help them realize those ambitions. Read about Achieve UC.

Randy Schekman awarded 2013 Nobel Prize

Randy Schekman

Randy W. Schekman, professor of molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley and UCLA alumnus, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Read about Schekman and his role in revealing the machinery that regulates the transport and secretion of proteins in our cells.

 

Health secretary discusses health care reform

Diana Dooley

Diana Dooley, California Health Secretary, discussed the state's health care marketplace with UC employees earlier this month. Read about Dooley's comments on Covered California.

 

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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.

Safari vacation becomes philanthropic mission for UCOP staff member

Suzanne Cross

Suzanne Cross's vacation in South Africa left an indelible mark that spurred her to forge a lasting connection with one of its rural schools. Read about her efforts to improve its quality of life.

UCLA nurse brings vital healthcare to Kenya

Millicent Manyore

Millicent Manyore cares for patients at UCLA Medical Center, and in her spare time, runs a nonprofit organization that brings basic modern medical care to Kenyans. Read about Manyore's volunteer work.

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