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UCOP volunteers prepare ASCEND Elementary School for the new school year

  First there were the 20 bags of school supplies generously donated by UCOP staff – pencils, markers, staplers, folders and so much more. Then there were the boxes (and boxes) of books to be sorted,


First state-funded Firearm Violence Research Center to be established at UC Davis

On Monday, Aug. 29, President Napolitano announced her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus. It will be led by Garen Wintemute, an emergency department


UC student delivers hope to hospital in her homeland of Uganda

If you’ve ever doubted the power of one person to make a difference in the world, you need to meet Lydia Natoolo. She was a 33-year-old community college student, an immigrant from Uganda who struggled


IT accessibility is everyone’s responsibility

Do you create anything electronic that other people use, such as documents that are posted online? If so, IT accessibility is part of your job.


BRC Blast: Saving money on office supplies

Get the best prices by using UC's contracted supply source.


The rise of UC’s startup culture

From the legend of Jobs and Woz launching Apple from their Silicon Valley garage to the hundreds of startup incubators spanning the state today, California has a reputation for bold entrepreneurial spirit. A study released


Largest university solar power project pushes UC toward carbon neutrality

A ribbon-cutting in Fresno County on Thursday, Aug. 18 marked the opening of the Five Points Solar Park, a 60-megawatt solar power installation built to supply renewable energy to UC. The power supplied by the


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Webinar: Overview of UC’s systemwide travel program

Learn about the cost savings and other benefits provided by UC's travel program and the Connexxus booking portal.