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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.

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    Explore UC Riverside's Community Gardens

    The UCR Community Gardens provide a space to educate, engage, inspire and feed the campus and local community.
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    UC Riverside: a university on the move

    Growth — in faculty, students and scope — lies ahead, says Chancellor Kim Wilcox.
  • A year of protest, progress and a very special prize

    Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.

    Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took emergency measures to evacuate 30 students, faculty and staff enrolled in a study abroad program and taking part in an archaeological dig.

  • John Davies, regent emeritus, 1934-2011

    UC San Diego

    San Diego attorney, civic leader and philanthropist John G. Davies, regent emeritus of the University of California and former board chairman, was remembered Tuesday (May 24) by current regents Chair Russell S. Gould as "a man of integrity and honor, among the most esteemed individuals to have ever served on the board."

    Davies, a native of San Diego, died May 20 after a battle with cancer. He was 76.

  • Energy efficiency programs save UC $21 million per year

    UC Newsroom

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    Improved light controls, such as those that are part of UC Davis' Smart Lighting Program, are among ways UC campuses are improving energy efficiency in existing buildings.

    UC has won national praise for its 50 LEED-certified facilities, the most of any U.S. university. Many are considered shining examples of the latest in energy-efficient technology.

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  • UC statement on 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on DACA

    The University of California applauds today’s decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that keeps in place the injunction preventing the Department of Homeland Security from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

  • Advisory committee named for UC Santa Cruz chancellor search

    University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Oct. 26) announced the formation of an advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the international search for a new chancellor to lead UC Santa Cruz. Board of Regents Chair George Kieffer also appointed five regents to serve on the committee.

  • UC Health statement on U.S. Department of Homeland Security proposed rule on public charge

    UC Health Executive Vice President John D. Stobo, M.D., issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) proposed rule to expand the definition of “public charge.”

  • UC reaches multi-year contract with California Nurses Association

    The University of California and the California Nurses Association (CNA) have reached agreement on a four-year contract that recognizes the integral role nurses play in delivering excellent patient care across UC’s five world-renowned medical centers, UC announced today (Oct. 1).