The National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides funds to different schools that work to promote and improve people’s health. Money is awarded to the best research. A ranking based on the amount of money that the NIH awarded placed UC Davis as 37th—11 places higher than last year.
Orange County prosecutors announced that the Irvine 11 would be charged with two misdemeanor counts. A hundred UCI faculty members signed a letter to the OC district attorney to drop the criminal charges saying that by charging the students, a “dangerous precedent” is set “for the use of the criminal law against nonviolent protests on campus.”