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  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • Star dust taken from comet tail excites scientists

    SAN JOSE, Calif. We're all made of star dust, as Carl Sagan famously observed. But the nature of that dust, long before it assembled into us, is a scientific mystery whose answer may lie in a box in a University of California, Berkeley lab. A team of...
  • Letter: Judge's ruling isn't that complicated

    Re: “Judge hands off Ferraro case,” July 31. I think a further explanation of the judge’s action in your article is needed. Judge Samantha Jessner’s action in sending the case to the Burbank Court, which you describe as having been...
  • Lawsuit links former UCF athletic trainer to Cal player's death

    The athletic trainer present during former UCF football player Ereck Plancher's final workout supervised the offseason conditioning drills leading up to another athlete's recent death, according to court records. Robert Jackson, who was an assistant...
  • Scientists think they have dust specks from outside our solar system

    Scientists think they have dust specks from outside our solar system
    Call them the seven wonders of interstellar space: Tiny specks of dust captured by a NASA spacecraft may be the first material from outside the solar system ever caught and brought to Earth. Researchers studying the contents of a capsule returned to...
  • UCLA under investigation for handling of sex misconduct cases

    UCLA under investigation for handling of sex misconduct cases
    Ramping up efforts against campus assaults, federal officials confirmed Wednesday they are investigating UCLA for its handling of sexual misconduct cases. U.S. Department of Education officials declined to say whether an individual complaint or the...
  • Djata Nyaawie propels his science education with SMASH at UCLA

    Djata Nyaawie plans to take the Advanced Placement physics course at Cate School in Carpinteria this fall. Statistics indicate that few like him will do the same. Of the 22,722 students who took the Advanced Placement physics exam in California last...
  • New Williams Center for the Arts director named

    Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2. Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance...
  • Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest

    Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest
    "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History" is the new book by science writer Nicholas Wade that asserts a genetic basis for certain human behaviors and distinguishes them by race. It's been widely panned in book reviews, especially by...
  • State ethics panel again proposes fining CalPERS board vice president

    State ethics panel again proposes fining CalPERS board vice president
    The vice president of the California Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Administration, Priya Mathur, has once again run afoul of the state ethics board. The state's political watchdog agency, the Fair Political Practices Commission, on Monday...
  • Inclusive Admissions Yields Opportunity, Rewards

    This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own, Kenneth Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that...
  • Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

    Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head
    Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71. Rich, who devoted...