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2023 Grad Slam winners: Brandon Tsai, UCLA; Elissa Monteiro, UC Riverside; Julia Mouat, UC Davis; and Aneelman Brar, UC Merced. (Photo: Robert Durell)

Grad Slam is on! Tune in and vote on May 3 as grad students wow in 3-minute talks

UC’s Grad Slam delivers a masterclass in concision and cutting-edge research.


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Can’t stop worrying? Why video games help

There’s a reason why video games are so good at capturing our attention — and research from UC Riverside suggests that they can have major benefits for our mental health.


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New website highlights UC’s impact

A new UC website captures the impact and value the University of California delivers to the state and its people, bringing together data and compelling storytelling.


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Learn about the occupational risks and consumer products contributing to breast cancer

Join the California Breast Cancer Research Program for its inaugural virtual conference.


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UC leaders provide insights at global climate summit

Dozens of students, staff and faculty from across UC are also participating at COP27 — in person and virtually — to share their expertise with a global audience


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California public higher education leaders unite to support DACA

The leaders of the University of California, California State University and California Community College systems issued a joint statement on behalf of DACA recipients.


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UC stands out in serving students and the nation

UC campuses excel at providing an education that focuses on public service and upward mobility, according to Washington Monthly rankings released last week.


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New Fig. 1 video: Heat waves aren’t going away

They’re getting hotter and more dangerous instead. By mid-century, triple-digit temperatures could be the norm during a third of the year in some California cities.


Staff Snapshot: Haleemat Fa-Yusuf, lifelong learner, immigrant and mom

In the latest issue of UCnetwork, learn how Haleemat brings a global perspective and passion for health equity to her work at UCSF.


Brita Sigourney celebrates her bronze-medal-winning run in the halfpipe in the Pyeongchang Games.

Two athletes with UC ties head to Beijing for the Winter Olympics

The Olympics is here, and UC is in the games! Here's who to watch for and when to tune in.