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Give UC students 6 words of wisdom

If you could offer six words of wisdom to a new UC student, what would they be? Share your best advice and UCAN will pass it along to the incoming class.

UCnetwork: Systemwide staff news

Did you see UCnetwork in your inbox last week? This new systemwide email newsletter will keep you in the loop about all things UC.


Make a Wish: Creating a pop star

When a UC Davis Children’s Hospital patient revealed to the Make a Wish Foundation that her dream was to be a pop star, UC Davis Health staff did everything possible to make her wish come true.

President Napolitano names new EVP of UC Health

Dr. Carrie L. Byington has been named the next executive vice president of UC Health, a role in which she will oversee UC’s five academic medical centers, a community-based health system and 18 health professional schools.

The skin care myth that harms people of color

Summer’s here and that means it is time to bust one of the biggest sun protection myths out there: that people with darker skin don’t need sunscreen. UC dermatology clinics for patients of color are shifting the conversation around quality skincare for all.

President Napolitano approves continuation of merit pay program for non-represented staff

Among the criteria, non-represented employees with a 2018 annual performance rating of “development needed/new and learning (tracking up)” or higher are eligible for a possible merit increase.

Angela Davis

Angela Davis to be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame

The UC Santa Cruz distinguished professor emerita will be inducted this September, in recognition of her historic achievements in activism, scholarship and social justice that have inspired people around the world.

VIDEO: Finally, a closet that’s fun to be in

In the Cantú Clothing Closet at UC Santa Cruz, trans and nonbinary students get a great, free place to shop. The experience has given them a place to explore and represent themselves in whatever way they feel is best.