Brown, Napolitano report on budget discussions

Governor, UC president describe talks as 'positive, productive' at UC Regents meeting.

Napolitano urges federal investment in research, education and health care

UC's president petitions congressional delegates for financial support for innovation, educational opportunities for Californians and advancing health care.

UC-Mexico Initiative Advisory Board meets in Ensenada, Mexico

Board eyes ways to involve Mexican and American private sectors, as well as measuring success of student and faculty exchanges, research collaborations and scholarly activities.

Global Food Initiative funds student documentaries

Films at UCLA on a single mother's struggle to buy healthy food and the impact of an urban garden are among 41 projects systemwide receiving grants.

Blum poverty initiative launches in fall 2015

Gift to UC Riverside from former chair of UC Regents will support effort aimed at solving poverty-related issues in the Inland Empire region.

Gift establishes UC Merced Presidential Chair in the Humanities

Anonymous $500,000 donation, matched by UC president’s new fund, will establish $1 million endowment to provide leadership and vision for UC Merced research.

UC takes aim at reducing the time to earn a degree

Campuses are evaluating undergraduate degree requirements and increasing participation in summer session to help more students finish in four years.

UC reaches out to thousands of potential transfer students

Message targets first-year community college students aiming to complete a four-year degree.

UC to expand student outreach programs

At White House summit, UC officials unveil new efforts to help kids succeed, particularly those from low-income families.

UC, community college leaders discuss efforts to better serve transfers

UC President Napolitano met with community college representatives to brainstorm ways to simplify transfer process.

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