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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 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.

  • 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.

  • UC, UBC announce University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) leadership transition

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and University of British Columbia President Santa J. Ono today (June 22) announced a transition in leadership of the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3), a network of 22 leading North American research universities working together to accelerate local and regional climate action.