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  • University of California Health administers its one-millionth COVID-19 vaccine

    University of California Health (UCH) announced today (April 26) that it has administered one million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 people in California.

  • UC encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for university communities while reviewing policy requirements

    The University of California today (April 22) shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of students, faculty, academic appointees and staff to in-person instruction across the state this fall. 

  • UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict

    University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict.

  • Young UC scientists to learn from Nobel laureates

    The University of California today (April 20) announced its second class of UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, an extraordinary group of 30 young scientists selected from the 10 UC campuses and three national laboratories to attend invitation-only lectures and small seminars with some 40 Nobel laureates from around the world.

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  • President Drake vaccinates a patient at a clinic in SF

    Let’s get vaccinated, for our families and communities, says UC President Drake

    All of us have a role to play in bringing the pandemic to an end. UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way we can protect ourselves and the people we love.

  • 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge Social Impact Prize video first frame

    Meet the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge Social Impact Prize award winners

    The inaugural Social Impact Prize is a $10,000 award in recognition of startups that are driving social change and justice, reducing environmental impacts, or providing access, resources and opportunities to underserved groups through innovation.

  • 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge

    Open to UC students, alumni, faculty, staff, postdocs and visiting scholars, the challenge offers prize money and connects UC-affiliated startups with investors and support networks. Apply by Nov. 10 at UCInnovationChallenge.org!

  • President Michael Drake portrait

    A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.

    As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.