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2014 Commencement

Thousands of new UC graduates enter the world

Every one of the University of California's 10 campuses are holding commencement ceremonies this spring, in all awarding 62,000 degrees, each of which represents a unique story of triumph.

President Napolitano appoints UC systemwide global climate council

UC President Janet Napolitano convened an advisory group to guide UC sustainability efforts, with the goal of bringing the university’s operations to carbon neutrality by 2025.

UC Merced's De Acker

UC Merced’s De Acker named Staff Advisor–designate to the UC Regents

The 25-year staffer, who is currently UC Merced's ombuds, will join Donna Coyne of UC Santa Barbara to serve a two-year term as staff advisor to the UC Regents.

UC takes lead in defining privacy, establishing guiding principles

UC has become the first major U.S. higher education institution to clearly define privacy and establish guiding principles and a framework to address privacy issues.

President Napolitano to appoint systemwide advisory group on LGBT issues

UC President Janet Napolitano will appoint a President’s Advisory Group on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues to create a more inclusive environment for UC's LGBT students, faculty and staff.

UC simplifies eligibility rules for retiree health benefits

Policy-covered employees eligible for UCRP on June 30, 2013, will be subject to the eligibility rules that were in place as of that date.

Rosenthal and Prusiner at conference

Tackling tomorrow’s health challenges: UC faculty speak at NY Times conference

Neurologist Stanley Prusiner was among the faculty from UCSF and other U.S. medical centers who spoke at the New York Times Health for Tomorrow conference at Mission Bay on May 29.