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?
- Remembering Stephen Hawking
- The problem with tips
- New test can diagnose a heart attack within an hour
- The singing robot (and what it tells us about ourselves)
- Toilet-to-tap water gets its first blind taste test
- Leading the way to an advanced degree
- How UC faced down a global pandemic
- Student changemakers fight human trafficking
- Scientists are parents, too
- Has spring sprung too soon?
- Uncovering the mystery of John Muir’s Sierra Nevada hut
- UC and its national labs invest in California climate change research
- UC President Napolitano lays out a vision for expanding college access
- A fruit fly walks into a bar ...
- Feeling hormonal? Be glad
- How UCLA created a treasure trove for film and TV lovers
- The University of California: A leader in science for national security
- 75 years of partnership: New Mexico and the University of California
- UC undergrads don’t just gain knowledge — they create it
- ‘Top Chef’ finalist got his start at campus cafe
March 5, 2018
The University of California, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit that successfully argued to keep DACA in place while legal challenges continue, urges Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that permanently protects these young people.
February 26, 2018
The University of California issued the following statement regarding a decision today (Feb. 26) by the Supreme Court of the United States to not review UC’s case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals takes up the case.
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.
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.