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UC students plan to walk out of class Monday

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| The University of California regents' decision to increase tuition annually over a five-year period prompted student protests and a scheduled walkout on Monday.

CSU trustees approve budget plan, weigh student fees


The California State University board of trustees approved a $269 million budget request and heard students comments on so-called success fees.

Who studies what? Men, women and college majors


Earlier this month we covered the gender gap among computer science students. But what does it look like for other majors, such as business and communications?


As disabled students on campus rise, so does help with tests


A growing number of students with autism and mental health problems are enrolling in college. Universities are having to adapt, especially during final exams.

UC Irvine to use Google Glass throughout medical school


UC Irvine's medical school announced it'll start using 40 Google Glass devices this year in everything from anatomy classes to teaching surgical techniques.

UC Riverside to expand faculty by nearly half in 5 years


UC Riverside is planning to expand faculty by more than 40 percent to position the campus as the principal research engine in the Inland Empire.

Report: California community college completion rates down


Many community colleges are struggling with completion rates. The state average is 48 percent. Southern California colleges range from 61 to 31 percent.

Can your online game-playing skills get you into college?


A team of USC researchers seeks to make the college application process easier for teenagers to learn by making a game out of it.