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California Gov. Jerry Brown's office directed state agencies Tuesday to start uniformly tracking discrimination and misconduct complaints and update ... in January found the state paid more than $25 million over three years to settle sexual harassment complaints against agencies and public universities.
On March 22, 2018, the top California Court stated for the first time that there is a special relationship between colleges and their enrolled students which ... The Superior Court held that the College owed the students a duty of care in their capacity as intercollegiate athletes engaged in a ...

The story of how the atomic age got its start at UC Berkeley -- with the creation of the cyclotron -- is the subject of the fourth episode of One Bold Idea, a six-part podcast series that tells stories of the University of California's role in pivotal moments in California history that have shaped the world. ...
The California Faculty Association is planning a major rally in Sacramento Wednesday to protest the lack of funds Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing for the California State University system. ... An update to the budget is scheduled to come out in May, meaning funding for state colleges could be increased.
UNLV president Len Jessup announces departure for California university. by News 3 Staff. UNLV President Len Jessup applauds during their NCAA basketball game against the Illinois Fighting Illini Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. UNLV won the game 89-82. [Sam Morris/Las Vegas ...
Gubernatorial candidate and State Treasurer John Chiang wants to roll back a decade of tuition increases at the University of California and the Cal ... at the second in a series of forums sponsored by the Campaign for College Opportunity for gubernatorial candidates to discuss higher education issues.

The University of California has lost one of its most passionate, caring, and effective advocates with the passing of UC Regent Bonnie Reiss. She worked tirelessly on behalf of this institution that she so loved. Our students, faculty, and staff -- both current and those to come -- have benefitted from ...
Law enforcement stands watch outside of the YouTube headquarters on April 3, 2018 in San Bruno, California. ... Swisher noted that the YouTube headquarters itself has less of a "college campus" feel than Google because it is located in a busy area and that the building is fairly easy to enter because ...
Chavez faced a reality all too familiar to California college students: trying to find a home on a student budget in a housing market gone berserk. ... education to Californians by dividing responsibility among the University of California and California State University systems plus community colleges. homeless
All three of California's public college and university systems offer online classes. But none of these higher education systems run a wholly online campus. Several students in the Essential Office Skills class have taken online classes and their experiences, combined with their experiences taking a ...
The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, SB 1249 was introduced last week by Senator Cathleen Galgiani, and California may become the first state to ban animal testing. This bill would prohibit the sale of animal tested-cosmetics throughout the entire state, and a violation would result in a fine, up to ...
Eleni Kounalakis, who is running for lieutenant governor in California, is at center, and Sayra Trejo, a Dominican University student, is on the left. (Sophia ... More than 100 women, most from colleges in Northern California, attended the event at the Google Community Space in San Francisco. Renteria's ...
A Milwaukie man was arrested this week in connection with alleged threats of a mass shooting at a southern California community college. Tarence Thomas, 24, was arrested Wednesday in Oregon City and remains held Friday in the Clackamas County Jail on a fugitive hold. The Riverside County Sheriff's ...
The University of California is the world's leading public research institution — a $34 billion enterprise that includes 10 campuses, 5 medical centers, 3 affiliated national laboratories, some of the world's most powerful supercomputers and more than 50 cross-disciplinary facilities. As a renowned university ...
For 75 years, the University of California has been part of the vibrant economy and life of the community in the state of New Mexico. During that time, UC has worked closely with state leaders to propel New Mexico to the forefront of science and innovation, in fields as wide-ranging as space exploration, ...
SAN DIEGO — After public criticism, San Diego State University is dropping President Donald Trump's name from the title of a class. The name of the course? “Trump: Impeachment, Removal or Conviction?” The university announced Wednesday that it was dropping Trump's name from the title of the ...
But just over half of California's college students — 55 percent — get their associate degrees at a community college in three years or bachelor's degrees in six years. That figure includes completion rates for private institutions as well as the state's public colleges and universities. Completion rates are ...

While legal marijuana is new to California, cannabis is an old companion to Lee, who declined to provide his last name. “I've been using since I was a junior in college in, what, 1966?” said the 70-year-old real estate broker, browsing in Torrey Holistics, a Sorrento Valley cannabis dispensary. “I never ...
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – BART officials have asked students from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco to design posters to deter poor behavior and encourage etiquette on BART property. Starting this month, riders will see about 12 poster designs on board trains and inside stations that address ...
"College is often the first big financial decision a person will make," said Monique Adorno-Jimenez, director of ECMC's The College Place (TCP) Northern California, located on the University of California, Berkeley campus. "Our goal is to bring the presentations directly to students and families in an effort to ...
In 2005, Inside Higher Ed reported that a leading private college consultant was charging $9,999 each to 10 attendees for a weekend "boot camp" on ... of Technology; and the Universities of California (Berkeley, Los Angeles and San Diego campuses); Chicago, Pennsylvania and Southern California.
Valley College is one of more than 100 community colleges that are beefing up their services for students who lack adequate food or shelter. ... California Community Colleges, which is the nation's largest system of higher education, consists of 72 districts and 114 colleges serving 2.1 million students per ...
On Feb. 6, San Francisco State University President Leslie Wong released a letter addressing the ongoing issue of campus anti-Semitism. He asserted “our campus continues to examine and address serious concerns about anti-Semitism,” advancing the claim that “[t]ogether, we are confronting these ...
(Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) She's only 17, and she's never competed at an Olympics, but Chloe Kim is one of the athletes at this Winter Games whom everyone is watching. Born in Long Beach to Korean immigrants, Ms. Kim started snowboarding before most kids learn to ...
Marymount California University said in a news release on its website Thursday that it had named a trustee, Brian Marcotte, its new president. No such ... In March 2016 the WASC Senior College and University Commission renewed Marymount California's accreditation for six years but expressed "serious ...
The initiative would increase student aid funding at California public colleges and universities by restoring a dedicated tax on estates over $3.5 million. If approved by California voters in November, it would dramatically increase investment in public higher education while reducing the concentration of ...
A new, innovative deep brain stimulation (DBS) system, called Vercise, was successfully implanted in an 81-year-old patient with Parkinson's Disease at Loma Linda University Health, the first such procedure in Southern California and the fourth in the nation to utilize the DBS device to treat Parkinson's.
Goossen-Brown, age 26, is a graduate of California State University Northridge with a masters in global leadership from the University of San Diego. He was drafted in the 31st round by the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 MLB Draft. In 2017, Goossen-Brown helped lead the Wichita Wingnuts to the championship finals with ...
In the 1970s, California led the world with its famously accessible public universities and community colleges. Millions of Californians received a virtually debt-free college education. A friend of mine attended both undergraduate and grad school at the University of California in the 1970s and covered all of ...
A federal appeals court has upheld an agreement requiring President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2018, rejected an effort by one student, Sherri Simpson, to opt out of the deal and ...
Free speech is not free for California colleges ... How could a college protest cost so much money? KCRA 3 asked UC Davis police Capt. Jennifer ... He said universities should be protective of free speech, but he insisted that UC administrators should also be focused on cutting costs. "The proposed tuition ...
Recently, California State University, Los Angeles, became the first university in the nation to partner with the YMCA on an initiative to create a pathway to college to young students in underserved areas. The program, called Achieve LA, offers a model for collaboration between public universities and ...
The University of California today (Feb. 6) unveiled the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, a bold new coalition of 13 leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition ...
... of college.” Mazariegos is part of a student movement that will change the face of California higher education for future generations and the nation as a whole. ... This revenue would go directly to funding free public college for the 2.6 million students at California's community colleges and universities.
Across Southern California and nationwide, unprecedented numbers of college students are seeking counseling for mental and emotional difficulties Above, students at UCLA. (File photo ... Hourigan and Yuan were two of some 20 faculty, staff and university-employed students attending the recent session.
In January, state lawmakers voted to require all 34 public universities in California to offer students medication to induce abortion. ... A spokesperson for the group, Kristi Hamrick, told VOA over email: “There are no educational goals that will be met by expanding a university's mandate to include ending ...
According to federal data cited in the Chronicle of Higher Education, more than ... They do so because California's universities are justly famed around ... Let's say a University of California graduate student was paid $20,000 ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - California State University Bakersfield is inviting the public to join the biannual fall piano student recital concert today, ...
The number of undocumented students in California applying for financial aid for college has dropped 20 percent this year, which advocates ...
Consumer Catch-up: CA online colleges, retail partnerships, diet wine ... More access to higher education is in the works for millions of California adults trying to advance their careers. The California Community Colleges System is considering proposals for a fully online-college that would cater to people ...
Above: Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, speaks at Carbon Neutrality Initiative at the University of California, San ...
This undated photo provided by the University of California Irvine shows UCI dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Stephen Barker with ...
Weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 19, which waives fees for first-time freshmen at California community colleges, officials in the Los Rios ...
Today the system will submit three options for the college to its Board of ... group of students an alternative to access higher education. ... to help students transfer to California State University. ... The second option would create a consortium of colleges to collaborate and create the statewide online college.
In some regions of the state, the cost of attending community college for some students is more than a California State University or University ...
A professor from the University of California, Santa Barbara gave a public ... The lecture, titled “What Do Universities Do?: ... Newfield began by painting a general picture of higher education's “plight.” ... This problem was once suffered only by blue-collar workers — it is now extending to college graduates.
Joshua Recalde-Martinez, an 18-year-old College Republican and campus free speech advocate, has won a seat on the California Republican ...
A Bee examination of sexual harassment cases involving California state agencies and public universities shows that untold millions have ... In the last nine months alone, the University of California governing board agreed .... California as an associate dean at Mt. San Jacinto College in Riverside County.
According to a recent report, the University of California has failed to enforce a minimum wage policy that garnered much praise a few years ...
California's higher education prospects of 1960 were built on a distinctive ... colleges and universities such as Stanford, University of Southern ...


 

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