Margaret Attridge is a news reporter for BestColleges focusing on higher education news stories in California. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2022 with a BA in journalism and government and politics.
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UAW: UC Plans to Cut Graduate Admissions, Increase Class Sizes After Strike
In a survey by UAW 2865, graduate workers say that UC intends to reduce graduate enrollment and increase class sizes to pay for increased wages for workers.
Grubhub Partnership Brings Reusable Containers to On-Campus Takeout
Reusable packaging management platform Topanga.io has partnered with Grubhub to make zero-waste takeout a reality for college campuses.
Proposed California Budget Includes $40 Billion for Higher Ed
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to increase spending on higher education in the 2023-2024 fiscal year but he's also seeking to delay spending on some capital projects.
In Aftermath of Strike, UC Academic Workers Assess Wins, Value of Unionization
The strike by some 48,000 researchers, postdoctoral scholars, and academic student employees across the University of California system's 10 campuses resulted in some big wins, but not all of the...
California Public Universities Must Now Offer Medication Abortions. Here’s How the Policy Is Being Implemented.
Starting Jan. 1, all University of California and California State University campuses are required to provide access to medication abortions through student health services.