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Employee Union, UC Work Together for Contract Reform

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — or AFSCME 3299 — voted to ratify a contract agreement with the University of California this past Friday, concluding a two-year dispute between AFSCME 3299 patient and service care workers and the UC regarding pension reform.


Napolitano Protests Student Presence at UC Schools

UC President Janet Napolitano announced yesterday that she would be holding a one-person strike protesting various student behaviors from now until the end of her term, whenever she decides that is.


UCOP Revamps Sexual Violence Guidelines

The UC Office of the President recently announced an update to their system-wide policy on sexual harassment and sexual violence — including greater resources for training and education aimed at sexual harassment prevention — in compliance with the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA).


University of California May Modify Admissions Process Based on External Factors

The University of California could begin using factors of race, gender and national origin when selecting students for admission, after the California State Senate passed Senate Constitutional Amendment 5, or SCA 5, which would do away with previous restrictions on granting “preferential” treatment based on “race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin,” as outlined by Prop 209.

This summer, construction will start on a three-story, 48,000 square foot bioengineering building between Davidson Library and the Psychology building.
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New Bioengineering Building To Be Built

The UC Office of the President has secured funding for a new bioengineering building to be erected on campus between Davidson Library and the Psychology building, with construction scheduled to begin this summer.