Friday, February 23

(Courtesy of Hilary Lebow)

UC-operated Lick Observatory receives $1M donation from Google

Google announced Tuesday that it gave a $1 million gift to the University of California’s Lick Observatory to support the observatory’s research and academic mission. The donation, which will be split into two $500,000 allocations, will add to the observatory’s $1.5 million annual allocation from the UC Office of the President. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Hilary Lebow)

(Courtesy of Hilary Lebow)

Bill would give undocumented students access to state-funded work-study

Undocumented students at California public universities may gain access to state-funded work-study jobs if a new bill is passed, provided they meet certain benchmarks. Assembly Bill 206, introduced by Assembly members Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) and Jose Medina (D-Riverside) late last month, would create the California Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Work-Study Program under the California Student Aid Commission. Read more...