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  • UC celebrates Supreme Court win for DACA students

    UC Office of the President

    On behalf of the 650,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients currently living in the United States, the University of California applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Trump administration’s arbitrary attempt to end a program that allowed immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to live and work in the country they know as home.

  • As Supreme Court ruling on DACA looms, UC is students’ steadfast ally

    UC Berkeley

    UC Berkeley and the rest of the UC system are here to support students, no matter the ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

  • UC President Janet Napolitano on the fight to protect DACA

    KQED

    Janet Napolitano created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as secretary of homeland security. In her current role, she has taken the lead in the fight over whether DACA is legal.

Press Releases

  • UC poised to sue federal government over new visa policy for international students

    The University of California today (July 8) announced new plans to file suit against the federal government for violating the rights of the University and its students when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to bar international students from staying in the country if they attend U.S. universities that offer only online courses during the COVID-19 health crisis.

  • Michael V. Drake to become 21st president of the University of California

    The University of California Board of Regents announced today (July 7) the appointment of Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the 21st president of UC’s world-renowned system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three nationally affiliated labs, more than 280,000 students and 230,000 faculty and staff.

  • All UC Schools of Medicine to interview applicants virtually

    The deans of University of California Health's six medical schools announced today (June 30) that all medical school, residency and fellowship interviews for the 2020-2021 academic year will be held in a virtual format.

  • New survey finds 3 in 4 Americans believe universities are key to tackling global challenges

    The University of California, the Policy Institute at King’s College London and market research firm Ipsos today (June 29) released results from a new, eye-opening international study of residents in 11 countries, including the United States, about the impact and value of higher education.

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  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    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.