University of California

BDS
BDS petition blames Israel for US police brutality

The petition was circulated online and signed by hundreds of campus organizations and individuals, which included among other demands for abolishing US police forces.

UC Irvine Student Senate repeals BDS resolution

The University of California, Irvine, student senate has voted to repeal a 2012 resolution calling for the university to divest from companies conducting business with Israel.

berkley
UC Berkeley Chancellor: Honoring terrorists who killed Jews 'an affront'

The Chancellor condemned a pro-Palestinian group who lauded terrorists in a display on campus, but also slammed a Jewish student who wanted to 'eliminate' all Palestinians.

UC Berkeley student gov't does not condemn pro-Palestinian display

Many of the Jewish students who attended the meeting to support Bears for Palestine called out “You don’t speak for us” to Nathan Bentolila, who said the university is "not united against hate."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
Israel and Palestinian backers scuffle at student government meeting

The meeting was moved to a larger venue to accommodate the 110 students who signed up to comment and observers, The Daily Californian student newspaper reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/02/2020
Tomatoes
BGU and UC Davis researchers use AI to grow more resistant crops

The experts have focused on using artificial intelligence techniques to help identify cellular reactions that indicate how tomatoes and other crops handle different climate conditions.

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