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  • Investments in new California projects move UC nearly halfway to its clean energy goals

    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.

  • UC President Drake congratulates UCLA, UC Berkeley Nobel Prize winners

    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.

  • UC praises California Climate Investment Framework

    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.

     

  • UC President Drake congratulates new CSU chancellor

    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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  • 2021 UC Startup Pitch Competition

    Apply by November 10 at UCInnovationChallenge.org!

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    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.

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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.