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  • Distinguished academic health science professional appointed as executive vice president for UC Health

    The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 18) Dr. Carrie L. Byington as the next executive vice president of UC Health, comprised of UC’s five academic medical centers, a community-based health system and 18 health professional schools.

  • UC statement on immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (July 14): Large-scale immigration raids are designed to strike fear in our immigrant communities, and the University of California will not be a willing participant in them. 

  • New chair of UC Board of Regents elected

    Pursuant to the vote at the University of California Board of Regents meeting in May, Regent John A. Pérez has been elected board chair for 2019-20, effective July 1.

  • UC statement on Supreme Court review of DACA

    University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today: Given the clear national importance of this issue, it is unsurprising that the Supreme Court would grant review. We look forward to presenting our case to the Court and continuing our efforts in Congress to secure a permanent legislative solution for the Dreamers.


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    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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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • 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.

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