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Janet Napolitano

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  • Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation

    Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation
    University of California schools are two for two in persuading the first couple to speak at graduations. As his wife did several years ago, President Obama agreed Thursday to give the commencement speech at a UC campus, officials announced. The first...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer bows to term limits law, will not run again

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declines to seek reelection

    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • Apodaca: Common Core facing stronger pushback

    This is a dangerous time for Common Core. The new educational standards are in the midst of a roll-out that began in earnest in California last year, and advocates of the reforms continue to express their excitement about the potential to improve...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco

    Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco
    Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university. UC system President Janet Napolitano...
  • UC, teaching assistants agree on contract; strike during exams averted

    UC, teaching assistants agree on contract; strike during exams averted
    The University of California system reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering 13,000 teaching assistants, readers and tutors, lifting the threat of a 10-day strike during the coming final exam period at most UC campuses. Leaders of the UC...
  • Sequesterville

    The musical "Annie" is enjoying another revival on Broadway. The show opened during the Carter administration, when America was in need of some optimism. "The sun'll come out tomorrow," sang Annie, and with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, for a...
  • Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn

    Napolitano starts UC presidency, promises to listen and learn
    Janet Napolitano begins her new job as University of California president Monday, promising to "listen and learn" about the many issues facing the sprawling 10-campus university system. Napolitano, who recently resigned as U.S. secretary of Homeland...
  • UC student leaders meet with new system president Napolitano

    UC student leaders meet with new system president Napolitano
    UC student leaders had their first meeting Tuesday with new UC system President Janet Napolitano and emerged saying they were “cautiously optimistic” that she would address their concerns, including those affecting students who were brought...
  • Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!

    News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...