Roughly $1 trillion in automatic, across-the-board federal budget cuts were enacted March 1 after Washington lawmakers failed to agree upon a satisfactory deal between Congressional Republicans, Democrats and the White House to reduce $4 trillion from the U.S. deficit. The Sequester, as the cuts are referred to in the U.S. [...]
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As of last Monday, the University of California Regents will be forced to disclose information regarding a number of the University’s investments into private venture capital funds, following a successful lawsuit filed by the media corporation Thomson Reuters. The UC has invested some of its $10.65 billion endowment into various [...]
Last week, the UC released its first university-wide survey regarding campus life issues of sexism, racism and other pressing topics at each of the system’s 10 campuses and several other facilities. The survey, entitled “Answer the CALL (Campus Atmosphere for Living & Learning),” includes questions regarding common social attitudes on [...]
The UC Office of the President recently decided to do away with a new UC logo and color scheme that was quietly implemented last summer due to a strong negative reaction from the public communicated through numerous social media campaigns and statements from various officials. The short-lived new logo — [...]
UC Profs Earn $500,000 Grants UCLA neuroscientist Elissa Hallem and UC Riverside emeritus art professor Uta Barth were among 23 fellows — including a journalist, a physicist, a composer, a historian and scholars in various other areas — to receive $500,000 Genius Grants from the highly esteemed John D. and [...]