Friday, July 21

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state budget Tuesday that will increase state funds for the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state budget Tuesday that will increase state funds for the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Mary Rotheram-Borus (far left), former director of the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services, will head an initiative to study and develop treatment for HIV-positive youth. (UCLA Newsroom)
Mary Rotheram-Borus (far left), former director of the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services, will head an initiative to study and develop treatment for HIV-positive youth. (UCLA Newsroom)

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A state senator proposed a constitutional amendment that would restructure the University of California Board of Regents and limit the fiscal autonomy of the UC Office of the President. Some lawmakers have criticized UC President Janet Napolitano after an audit found UCOP did not disclose $175 million in reserve funds. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
A state senator proposed a constitutional amendment that would restructure the University of California Board of Regents and limit the fiscal autonomy of the UC Office of the President. Some lawmakers have criticized UC President Janet Napolitano after an audit found UCOP did not disclose $175 million in reserve funds. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Progressive student groups campaign for out-of-state candidates

Campus political groups are supporting their preferred congressional candidates across the country to try to maximize their impact on the political environment. Progressive groups, such as Bruins Elect and Young Progressives Demanding Action at UCLA, held a phone banking event Tuesday evening for Rob Quist, the Democratic candidate in Montana’s at-large congressional district special election to replace Ryan Zinke, who resigned to become Secretary of the Interior. Read more...

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)

UC ranks as one of leading colleges in EPA’s Green Power Partnership

The United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized the University of California as a leader in renewable energy, UC officials announced Thursday. The EPA assessed the UC and other organizations through its Green Power Partnership, a program that encourages organizations to use green power to reduce the environmental effects of electricity use. Read more...

The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)


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