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Summertime means community time for 11th floor of Franklin

  Life was a beach on the 11th floor of the Franklin building at the end of the work day on Thursday, Aug. 4. It was also a county fair, a BBQ and the summer Olympics. To

UC’s Launch Academy gives L.A. youngsters a math and science boost

Los Angeles sixth-grader Alana Matthews thinks that someday she might like to be an astronaut. But on a recent morning, she was focused on a more immediate goal: tweaking the designs on a paper

UC athletes make up 8 percent of the U.S. Olympic delegation

A total of 102 athletes, coaches and staff from eight UC campuses will take part in the Summer Olympics, beginning Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro.

After a childhood of farm labor, UC education helps sisters become doctors and lawyers

  The Corona Gomez family is a testament to the transformative power of education. Rafael Corona Villagomez and Liduvina Gomez de Corona crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in 1982 to ensure their future children would have the

UC hospitals rank among best in nation

UC has two of the nation’s top 10 hospitals and all five of its medical centers rank among the nation’s best hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey. UCLA and UCSF medical centers ranked

Exploring Oakland: Tours, guides and other resources

Did you know that the original site of the University of California was at 13th and Franklin in downtown Oakland? Not far from our Franklin building, a plaque commemorates the spot where UC was

UC Merced campus expansion approved

On July 21, the UC Board of Regents gave final approval to an expansion plan that will nearly double the physical capacity of the UC Merced campus by 2020, enabling enrollment growth to 10,000 students