UC San Diego
June 17, 2021
Renowned atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan's many contributions include the discovery of the super-greenhouse effect of chlorofluorocarbons.
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.
May 19, 2021
COVID vaccines arrived with historic speed, but the science behind it isn't new. Years of research put us in a position to deliver vaccines both fast and safely. Our UC expert explains how we got here.
May 18, 2021
How UCLA’s Center for EthnoCommunications brings Asian American perspectives to life.
UC San Diego
May 13, 2021
Fabian Rivera-Chávez is working to communicate the safety and life-saving importance of COVID-19 vaccination in underserved communities.
June 11, 2021
University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 15) issued the following statement regarding California’s 2021 budget:
May 14, 2021
The University of California is deeply grateful to Gov. Newsom for proposing the largest state investment in UC’s history: more than $807 million, which includes more than $506 million in ongoing funding for core campus operations, student needs and medical training. The budget, with the support of legislative leadership, reflects an earlier agreement to fully restore more than $300 million in budget reductions that were enacted in the 2020 state budget.
April 13, 2021
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13):
Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans follow the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, this latest horror vividly conjures the trauma and heartbreak of the killing of George Floyd just a few miles away. And so many, too many, others.
March 16, 2021
The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will put more UC research into the hands of individuals across the globe at a time when international collaboration to fight COVID-19 has illuminated the value of open access to scientific findings.