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.
October 7, 2020
Reinhard Genzel realized his mentor Charles Townes’ dream of exploring the center of the Milky Way on his way to his own Nobel Prize.
October 2, 2020
Not everyone can win a Nobel, but this is the next best thing. Prizes are announced starting Oct. 5.
September 17, 2020
All of our greatest challenges are connected, says Osborne, and solutions lie in the recognition of that fact.
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.