November 19, 2020
Register now to join us Dec. 3 as we celebrate the University of California’s newest Nobel laureates and hear their reflections on the value and impact of scientific discovery.
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.
Meet Wikipedia's resident paleoartist
This Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist moonlights as one of Wikipedia's most prolific illustrators.
It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.
Wondering why you never seem to open that door right? A UC San Diego professor finally explains.
'Bending the curve' on climate change
Renowned atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography explains how the state of California and the UC system together can lead the charge through the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and ‘bend the curve’ in global warming.
November 23, 2020
You can save a life, even help someone fight COVID-19, by giving blood this holiday season — and it’s as safe as ever.
November 12, 2020
David A. Kessler, Eric Goosby and Robert M. Rodriguez will help guide planning for the president-elect’s federal response to the pandemic.
November 10, 2020
UC Davis Hospice hosts a virtual ceremony honoring the life and heroics of 2nd Lt. Milton Hildebrand, now in their care.
October 7, 2020
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released today (Oct. 7) the statement below following the announcement of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.
October 6, 2020
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.
September 23, 2020
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.
July 21, 2020
The University of California today (July 21) released results from a new survey of California youth that provides insights into their political and civic engagement as the 2020 general election approaches amid COVID-19 challenges.