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Sexual harassment complaints at the University of California are not being properly handled, according to a new state audit.  Capital Public Radio's Randol White has more on the findings, and how the UC system is responding.

Among the biggest winners in the state budget deal that California lawmakers will vote on this week are University of California and California State University students.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, Governor Jerry Brown agreed to more money to prevent tuition increases and boost enrollment.

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Several state lawmakers yesterday (Tuesday) introduced a plan to curb the University of California's power by limiting salaries and putting checks on the UC president's authority.  KVCR's Isel Cuapio reports.

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May 10, 2018
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Nurses across the UC system wrapped up their strike Wednesday as they supported janitors, technicians and other hospital workers as they asked for higher wages and better health care. But what happens to the patients when staf is out on strike? Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola has this report from the UC Davis Medical Center.

UC Nurses, Hospital Staff Join Service Workers' Strike

May 9, 2018
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Striking University of California service workers got reinforcements Tuesday, as nurses and technical staffers joined them on the picket lines outside medical centers around the state.  KQED's Raquel Maria Dillon produced this report.

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Striking UC workers will stage day two of their three-day work walkout today (Tuesday).  KQED reporter Vanessa Rancano talked with picketers and UC officials, and filed this story for The California Report.

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UC Riverside officials say cleaning services at some student housing facilities and some dining venues will be affected by a 3-day strike by University of California union workers beginning today.  More on the UC strike from The California Report's Penny Nelson.

A new statewide agreement in California will make it easier for community college students to graduate with a bachelor's degree.  Capital Public Radio's Randol White explains.

Tomorrow (Friday) marks the 150th anniversary of the creation of the University of California system.  It's also the time of year when high school seniors learn their fate... when both the UCs and CSUs send out admission decisions.  Many will be disappointed.  And while California's public universities will turn away thousands of eligible students, nearby out-of-state schools are opening their arms.  As part of our statewide public radio collaboration looking at the California Dream, KQED's Vanessa Rancano reports.

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Pickets and protests will be evident at many University of California campuses today.  The UC and one of it's biggest employee unions are still at a stalemate over contract talks that have been stalled for months.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The University of California Board of Regents has delayed a vote on a proposed tuition increase until May.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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Against the expressed wishes of Governor Jerry Brown, University of California regents will today (Wednesday) vote on a proposed tuition increase for UC students.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

University of California President Janet Napolitano will be in the Inland Empire today, spending time at schools in Moreno Valley.  More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.

University of California Regents will a lot to talk about when they meet this week in San Francisco. Capital Bureau Chief, Ben Adler says it's their first meeting since Governor Brown and state lawmakers fired several shots across the UC's bow in the new state budget.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler and KVCR's Rick Dulock have more.

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The UC System increased the number of out-of-state freshmen it offered admission this fall while offering slightly fewer freshman spots to California residents. Sally Schilling explains in this story from Capital Public Radio.

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Governor Jerry Brown has filled four vacancies on the 26-member University of California Board of Regents.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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Governor Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal calls for withholding $50 million from the University of California until the UC improves its financial accountability and admits more community college transfers.  It's the governor's way of pushing for change in spite of the UC's constitutional independence.  But the governor has a far more effective tool to overhaul the UC that he has yet to take full advantage of, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

There appears to be a growing disconnect between the University of California and state elected officials in Sacramento.  Yesterday's (Thursday's) UC Regents meeting differed sharply in tone from a California legislative hearing earlier this month.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports from San Francisco.

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The spending practices of University of California President Janet Napolitano's office will face new scrutiny today (Thursday).  At their meeting in San Francisco, the U-C Board of Regents is scheduled to publicly discuss for the first time last month's scathing state audit.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has more.

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California Governor Jerry Brown has proposed withholding money from the University of California system, until it makes changes, after a scathing state audit.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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A Southern California university is considering creating a special center to study marijuana.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent. 

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At a hearing in Sacramento yesterday, California lawmakers exhibited bipartisan outrage over a recent audit of the University of California.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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As the University of California raises student tuition and limits in-state enrollment, a new audit says President Janet Napolitano's office has all the while held onto an "undisclosed" budget reserve.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the UC is Blasting some of the audit's findings.

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UC President Janet Napolitano reportedly is back at work following a stint in the hospital for complications from treatment for cancer.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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More than 300 workers at UC Riverside will join a UC-wide, one-day labor walkout today (Tuesday.)  The action -- called by Teamsters Local 2010 -- is to draw attention to what the union says are laggard contract talks.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

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The Teamsters Union has called a strike of more than 600 plumbers, electricians, and other workers at UCLA.  The strike will add additional picketers from other professions at the UC when the labor action is expected to spread statewide next week.  The California Report's John Sepulvado has more.

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The University of California and California State University could soon raise tuition for the first time in six years.  Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports both systems discussed the move at budget meetings this week.

The California State Auditor released a report sharply critical of the University of California's recent enrollment policies.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in a story from Capital Public Radio.

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The University of California would conduct research on gun violence, which the federal government doesn't, under a bill that passed the California state Senate education committee yesterday (Wednesday).  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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The University of California plans to expand its undergraduate student body by 10,000 over the next three years.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

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