UC Office of the President
October 7, 2020
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released today (Oct. 7) the statement below following the announcement of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.
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October 21, 2020
The University of California has taken a major step toward meeting its 2025 carbon neutrality goals with two innovative clean energy projects in California: the construction of a new biogas plant and a utility-scale solar array, a collection of multiple solar panels that generate renewable electricity. The efforts bring UC nearly halfway to its ambitious clean energy objectives while reducing costs along the way.
October 6, 2020
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released today (Oct. 6) the statement below following the announcement of Nobel Prize winners in physics. UCLA’s Andrea Ghez, a Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Professor of Astrophysics, and UC Berkeley’s Reinhard Genzel, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy, and director at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, have been honored with the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics. Ghez is the fourth woman to win a Nobel Prize in physics.
September 25, 2020
The University of California applauds and fully supports the California Climate Investment Framework spearheaded by Gov. Gavin Newsom in collaboration with the state’s three pension plans.
September 23, 2020
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued a statement today (Sept. 23) regarding the appointment of Dr. Joseph I. Castro as the California State University system’s next chancellor.
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