Tag: University of California

N.C.A.A.’s Defeat in California Shows Limits of a Besieged Juggernaut

The word went out minutes into last Wednesday’s meeting of California State trustees: The university had asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to veto a bill to let student-athletes seek money beyond the costs of attendance. But few, if any, of the university leaders knew that Newsom had already decided to sign the measure and push the […]

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Paying College Athletes: Answers to Key Questions on New Law

California’s governor signed a bill that will allow students playing college sports to strike endorsement deals and hire agents, challenging the National Collegiate Athletic Association on a system that has been in place for decades and generates billions of dollars for universities. Here are answers to some questions surrounding California’s move and its repercussions. What […]

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Iranian Students Set to Start at U.S. Universities Are Barred From Country

At least a dozen Iranian students who were set to begin graduate programs in engineering and computer science say their visas were abruptly canceled and they were barred from their flights to the United States this month. The sudden batch of visa cancellations, which came at a time of heightened tensions between the United States […]

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In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

At a time when conservative states are sharply limiting abortion access, California signaled a new frontier in abortion-rights on Friday with the passage of legislation that would require all public universities in the state to provide medication abortion on campus. The bill, which would use money raised from private donors to equip and train campus […]

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Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission

Fifth-generation cellular networks and devices are still in the earliest stages of launching across the world, but research on the next generation — 6G — is already underway. Today, researchers at the University of California, Irvine’s Nanoscale Communication Integrated Circuits Labs announced that they’ve created a tiny radio chip that can send and receive data in […]

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Can Californians Still Find a Path to Mobility at the State’s Universities?

BERKELEY, Calif. — Joan Didion described her alma mater, the University of California, as “California’s highest, most articulate idea of itself, the most coherent — perhaps the only coherent — expression of the California possibility.” That ethos has endured. The University of California has prevailed as both symbol and engine of opportunity, true to the […]

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