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.
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The University of California reached a tentative agreement with the largest UC workers union — American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 — following a nearly two-year-long labor dispute over UC worker wages and pension benefits.
Officials from the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 (AFSCME), the UC service and patient care technical workers union, announced the organization will be planning yet another strike involving over 20,000 UC workers, after attempts at reaching a new settlement contract with UC administration has failed.
Kavli Institute Connects The University of California, Santa Barbara’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) is celebrating its 35th anniversary by developing a research facility to serve as a haven for physicists to congregate and discuss questions in the broadest ranges of science. The facility will be an extension of […]