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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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    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.

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  • University of California Board of Regents unanimously approved changes to standardized testing requirement for undergraduates

    The University of California Board of Regents today (May 21) unanimously approved the suspension of the standardized test requirement (ACT/SAT) for all California freshman applicants until fall 2024. The suspension will allow the University to create a new test that better aligns with the content the University expects students to have mastered for college readiness. However, if a new test does not meet specified criteria in time for fall 2025 admission, UC will eliminate the standardized testing requirement for California students.

  • UC alum Juan Sánchez Muñoz named UC Merced’s fourth chancellor

    The University of California Board of Regents approved today (May 20) Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz’s appointment as UC Merced’s fourth chancellor.

  • UC’s investment portfolios fossil free; clean energy investments top $1 billion

    The University of California Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents announced today (May 19) that its investment portfolios are fossil free after the sale of more than $1 billion in assets from its pension, endowment and working capital pools. At the same time, the office has surpassed its five-year goal of investing $1 billion in promising clean energy projects.

  • UC President Napolitano statement on May revision to Gov. Newsom’s budget

    The University of California recognizes the unprecedented challenges California is facing in the wake of COVID-19 and regrets that Gov. Newsom was put into a position to steeply reduce the University’s budget in response to the State’s dramatically diminished revenues. Regardless, UC stands with the governor and the legislature to help lift the State out of this economic crisis.