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President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
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.
March 26, 2014Cal engineering team designs, builds — and races — a canoe of concrete.
March 24, 2014
There are plenty of UCLA students who are spending the week of spring break enhancing their suntans and frolicking at traditional meccas of fun to decompress. But spring break also represents another kind of opportunity for students who have opted to travel to other destinations. Think Detroit.
At the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, 10 graduate students have chosen to spend the week in the downtrodden Motor City to learn firsthand from city officials and leaders about the pain of insolvency and collapse of urban infrastructure.
March 20, 2014Months of petitioning paid off: President Obama will speak at UC Irvine's commencement this spring.
July 22, 2019
The University of California announced today (July 22) that it has offered an all-time record number of incoming students a spot on at least one of its nine undergraduate campuses for the 2019-20 academic year.
July 14, 2019
University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (July 14): Large-scale immigration raids are designed to strike fear in our immigrant communities, and the University of California will not be a willing participant in them.
June 4, 2019
The University of California applauds the House of Representatives for passage of the American Dream and Promise Act and urges the U.S. Senate to swiftly take up the legislation and send it to the president for his signature.
May 6, 2019
Twenty-two thousand students, staff and faculty from across all 10 University of California campus locations and the University of California Office of the President participated in a month-long competition that resulted in over 21,650,000 pounds of carbon dioxide saved.