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  • President Obama at UC Irvine commencement

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
  • Randy Schekman

    Nobelist Schekman on the value of public higher ed

    Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.

  • graduate student reading

    Is grad school for you?

    UC doctoral students share their best advice for preparing, applying, and paying for graduate school.
  • Artist's perspective on audience, exposure

    A conversation with artist Glenn Kaino touches on creating for audiences big and small.
  • Dream comes true for 17-year-old student

    Despite a diagnosis of recurrent pleomorphic adenomas, 17-year-old Caroline Roy is determined to pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
  • UC president addresses Roosevelt High students

    University of California President Mark G. Yudof brought a message of access and aspiration to more than 1,000 students in a rally at Theodore Roosevelt High School in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles.
  • Farmer on tractor

    Student farms are seeding innovation

    UC Newsroom

    Long before UC Berkeley author Michael Pollan told us omnivores had a dilemma in books that questioned the industrial food complex, college students were at the forefront of a movement to rethink what we eat.

    Back in the 1960s and 1970s, when organic was a foreign word to most Americans, students at UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz were part of a wave of environmental activism that sought alternatives to agricultural methods that distanced people from farms and relied on heavy use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers.

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  • UC supports release of student detained by immigration authorities

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ today (Jan. 17) released a joint statement in support of the decision to release on bond a UC student recently detained by immigration authorities.

  • Calling all students: Become a UCAN ambassador

    The University of California’s Advocacy Network (UCAN) is looking for student ambassadors to help promote and expand UC’s community of advocates and serve as liaisons between students and the university’s government relations team.

  • UC statement on government’s push for Supreme Court ruling on DACA

    The University of California issued a statement today (Jan. 16) on the federal government's push for a Supreme Court ruling on DACA.

  • 5 UC alumni entrepreneurs win opportunity to pitch at venture summit

    The University of California today (Jan. 16) announced the five finalists of its new “I am a UC Entrepreneur” contest for alumni. The finalists, selected by a panel of prominent investors, have won the opportunity to pitch their startups to more than 600 business leaders and venture capitalists at the third annual 2018 Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation (GCVI) Summit, held in Monterey, Calif., from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.