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Campus and Lab News


Female puma chased into a tree UC Santa Cruz
Puma tracking reveals impact of habitat fragmentation
Three-year study monitors activities of 20 animals across 6,600 square miles of territory.
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Jackie Robinson mural UCLA
Mural honors baseball great Jackie Robinson
Campus salutes celebrated alumnus who broke major league baseball's color barrier in 1947.
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UCLA
'Chemo brain' quantified in breast cancer patients
Researchers correlate mental fogginess reported by many with neuropsychological test performance.
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UC Davis
Aggie Grants offer aid to middle-income students
About $3,000 a year will go to eligible recipients whose annual family incomes are between $80,000 and $120,000.
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UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley picked to build space weather satellite
NASA awards up to $200 million for satellite to determine how Earth's weather affects weather at the edge of space.
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Multicampus
UC campuses among top 500 science universities
UC Santa Barbara ranks second and nine UC campuses place in top 100 of Leiden Ranking.
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Multicampus
Faculty awarded Guggenheim fellowships
Professors at Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, UCLA, Santa Barbara are honored with prestigious fellowships.
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Science Today



On sweltering days you can fry an egg on them. But, now, Lawrence Berkeley Lab and UC Davis researchers are testing surfaces designed to make them cooler and safer.



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global food forum
General News
Global forum provides food for thought
Wide-ranging discussion addresses hunger, farming, food supply for a world population expected to reach 8 billion in a dozen years.
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Office of the President News


Dotson Wilson thumbnail General News
Advocates offer support at UC Day
Sacramento event touted value of UC research and education throughout California.
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Admissions
Record number of freshmen admitted for fall 2013
Preliminary data: Nearly 83,000 freshman applicants were admitted to this fall's incoming class.
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Cancer
Symposium highlights breast cancer research advances
Event commemorates 20 years of the UC-administered California Breast Cancer Research Program.
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Agriculture
Accurate knowledge of fertilizer use in California needed
New study shows deficiencies in data as state legislators begin crafting regulations for nitrogen use in agriculture.
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Serving California
UC initiative to help youth improve health, science literacy
Healthy Families and Communities includes research and programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.
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UCOP
Regents announce first steps in search for UC president
Candidate sought to succeed President Mark Yudof, who plans to end his tenure as systemwide leader in August.
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Environment
UC ANR to train crop advisers in nitrogen management
Partnership with California Department of Food and Agriculture to develop program to protect water quality,
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Public Health
Tobacco control program saves billions
Health care costs, cigarette sales drop dramatically over nearly two decades.
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