September 9, 2021
America’s Top Colleges finds UC Berkeley to be the best school in America, public or private, with five other UC campuses in the top 50.
President Michael V. Drake, M.D., reflects on an extraordinary year
The UC president marks his first year in office — with all its triumphs and challenges — and shares his optimism for the future of such a resilient community.
Let’s get vaccinated, for our families and communities, says UC President Drake
All of us have a role to play in bringing the pandemic to an end. UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way we can protect ourselves and the people we love.
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.
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.
November 10, 2020
A new presidential policy will ensure that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name at UC.
UC NRS and UC Berkeley
November 5, 2020
Drone and ground surveys of nine UC nature reserves will help understand ecosystem recovery from wildfires.
All nine UC undergraduate campuses rank among the nation’s top 40 public universities, top 100 of all schools
September 14, 2020
In addition to all undergraduate campuses making the national top 100, UC also took four of the top 5 spots for social mobility.
September 13, 2021
Six University of California campuses are among the top 10 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released today (Sept. 13). The magazine also placed eight of UC’s undergraduate campuses on its coveted list of the top 100 public and private universities across the country.
August 31, 2021
The University of California’s Office of the Chief Investment Officer (UC Investments) announced today (August 31) that its assets under management grew to $168 billion as of June 30, 2021, a 29 percent jump over the prior fiscal year and the largest one-year gain in its history. The additional $38 billion in assets over the previous year represents a 77 percent increase since 2014.
August 20, 2021
University of California Board of Regents Chair Cecilia V. Estolano and President Michael V. Drake, M.D., welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Jose Hernandez to UC’s governing board and released the following statements today (Aug. 20):
July 22, 2021
The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 22) the Tuition Stability Plan to increase predictability for students and families, better support students with the greatest financial need and provide critical resources for UC campuses.