UC Office of the President
January 9, 2018
The University of California issued a statement today (Jan. 9) following the federal district court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
In the News
Los Angeles Times
January 19, 2018
Calif. Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra, UC President Janet Napolitano and others urge students to renew their DACA status.
January 17, 2018
University of California President Janet Napolitano talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her involvement in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the DACA program.
University of California
January 3, 2018
Can we deliver the planet from our packaging waste problem?
- Some black holes erase your past
- Everyday chemicals surpass cars as source of urban air pollution
- Wearables could catch heart problems that elude your doctor
- Unwedded bliss — What nobody tells you about being single
- Surfing into the history books
- UC Irvine-led study identifies ‘hot spots’ of unsafe drinking water
- New ‘4-D goggles’ allow wearers to be ‘touched’ by approaching objects
- Can 1.5 million college students address climate change?
- His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path
- Children affected by prenatal drinking more numerous than previously estimated
- Ralph Bunche: The peacemaker
- Trump’s push for new offshore drilling is likely to run aground in California
- Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?
- UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement selects inaugural class of fellows, expands board
- A picture might actually be worth more than a thousand words
- UC athletes look for gold in Pyeongchang
- Canada's landmark ruling against solitary confinement
- What makes kids with autism less social than their peers?
- And the nation’s biggest teaching award goes to ...
- Why traffic apps make congestion worse
February 21, 2018
The University of California today (Feb. 21) announced a major expansion of UC Scout, its online learning program to provide California high school students with free access to the courses they need to be eligible and competitive for admission into college.
February 6, 2018
The University of California today (Feb. 6) unveiled the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, a bold new coalition of 13 leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.
January 23, 2018
It may be the largest effort of its kind in higher education and possibly any industry: The University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) have joined forces around a singular procurement system that will benefit both entities and ultimately, California taxpayers.
January 17, 2018
University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ today (Jan. 17) released a joint statement in support of the decision to release on bond a UC student recently detained by immigration authorities.
Sustainable Agriculture Education Association conference overview
UC Santa Cruz’s Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, with support from the UC Global Food Initiative, hosted the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association national conference, highlighting hands-on educational efforts that bridge scientific and social issues.
Take a tour of your thoughts with the 'Glass Brain'
The Glass Brain is kind of like it sounds. It’s a colorful, 3-D window into all the mysterious activities that light up the brain.
Youth voices in urban agriculture
As part of the UC Global Food Initiative, the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program teamed up with urban farms and gardens in the Bay Area to hear about youth experiences at these places and better understand the challenges of maintaining an urban garden.
Pomegranates: Student follows in grandfather's footsteps
UC Riverside graduate student and GFI fellow John Chater is building on the work of his grandfather, S. John Chater, who was a maintenance worker at a hospital but developed a cult following among rare fruit growers in California for developing new varieties of pomegranates.