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$22 million investment from state spurs UC innovation, entrepreneurship

Each of UC’s 10 campuses has just received $2.2 million in one-time funding from Assembly Bill 2664, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Expansion.

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Oakland Magazine names President Napolitano 2016 East Bay Person of the Year

Oakland Magazine has named President Napolitano its “2016 East Bay Person of the Year,” calling her “the most effective UC president in recent memory” for her decisive leadership in handling the issues and challenges

11 innovative UC researchers elected to National Academy of Inventors

UC innovators were recognized for pioneering research that improves the welfare of others in everything from cancer treatments to reproductive health.

Two UC researchers named 2017 Breakthrough Prize winners

UC Santa Barbara physicist Joseph Polchinski and UC Santa Cruz molecular biologist Harry Noller have each been awarded the 2017 Breakthrough Prize, the most lucrative award in science. Polchinski won the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental

UC releases principles in support of UC community members

UC announced on Nov. 30 that it will vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of the undocumented members of the UC community.

How UC research led to a landmark global deal against superpollutants

On Oct. 15, more than 170 countries reached a historic agreement to cut the use of one of the world’s most potent greenhouse gases, marking a major milestone in efforts to keep the planet from

UC Irvine alum creates line of tech-savvy dolls to empower girls

  Glittery pop stars. Pink princesses. Wholesome, high-priced American Girls, and frivolously rude Bratz. When it comes to the doll market, UC Irvine entrepreneur Gina Heitkamp and her sister Jenae Heitkamp are betting that young girls

Six UC campuses on list of the nation’s top 10 public universities

Of the nation’s 10 best public universities, six are UC campuses, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings, released on Sept. 13. U.S. News and World Report issues its list of the best American