Students and Alumni


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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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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

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    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

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

  • Keith Harper

    First Native American U.S. ambassador starts UN job

    California Magazine

    Cal alum Keith Harper says he always wanted a career that helped his people—indigenous people. Now he'll represent the U.S. on the United Nation’s Human Rights Council.
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    Thousands of new UC grads enter the world

    UC Newsroom

    Stories of triumph abound as UC confers diplomas on roughly 62,000 new graduates this year — many of whom will be the first in their family to go to college.
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    Cleaning the air with roof tiles

    UC Riverside

    Students develop coating that removes up to 97 percent of smog-causing nitrogen oxides.


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