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December 7, 2020
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to begin accepting new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and otherwise restore the program.
The Washington Post
December 4, 2020
‘Dreamers’ will be allowed to apply for protection after a judge rules that the DHS order was not valid.
Inside Higher Ed
November 10, 2020
Biden's victory gives a reprieve for DACA recipients, but advocates for Dreamers say congressional action is what's really needed.
- Lessons from Dante in a time of COVID-19
- Youth using e-cigarettes 3 times as likely to become daily cigarette smokers
- In shaky times, focus on past successes, if overly anxious, depressed
- Arianna’s long path to the stars
- Greta is right, researchers say
- How worried should you be about the new coronavirus variant?
- Confronting pervasive segregation
- Survey finds strain among high school seniors in pandemic uncertainty
- New intervention for childhood trauma treats the whole family
- Developing a drug for stuttering
- Making methane on Mars
- Why 2021 is the year of the ‘messy middle’ — and how New Year’s resolutions can help
- Apply to be the next student regent
- Vaccination begins — a watershed moment in COVID-19 pandemic
- Another opportunity for DACA students
- Breast milk could help treat COVID-19 and protect babies
- Meet Delano’s new mayor: 25-year-old UC Berkeley alum Bryan Osorio Trujillo
- UC convenes Artificial Intelligence Working Group to harness innovative technology, establish guardrails for equitable and ethical use
- $6.3M will help UC Riverside save America’s avocado orchards
- Wearable sensor may signal you’re developing COVID-19 — even if your symptoms are subtle
January 14, 2021
UC announces 2021 Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) competition winners.
January 11, 2021
The University of California announced today (Jan. 11) that it is planning for a return to primarily in-person instruction systemwide starting fall 2021, enabling prospective and current students as well as their families to understand our goal well in advance amid the uncertainties of the pandemic.
January 8, 2021
Gov. Newsom’s budget provides $136.3 million of new ongoing support to the University of California, including $103.9 million to partly restore the $300.8 million in reductions made last year to UC. The proposal also includes $32.4 million for ongoing targeted investments in other areas, such as expanding access for student mental health services and supporting UC Programs in Medical Education (UC PRIME), which combine specialized coursework and training experiences that allow future physicians to better support underserved populations.
January 7, 2021
The orderly transfer of power has been a hallmark of our American democracy for more than two centuries. The shocking display of lawless violence in the nation’s capital on January 6 was an horrific, and ultimately tragic, affront to our national dignity. The University of California cherishes the free speech right of the people “peaceably to assemble” to share their grievances. But that is not what occurred in Washington, D.C., yesterday. We must stand together — regardless of political party or point of view — to condemn the violence on Wednesday and to uphold, protect and defend our bedrock values.
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.
How to answer UC's Personal Insight Questions
About to start the Personal Insight Questions for the UC undergraduate application? Here are some helpful tips on what the questions are about and what they cover.
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