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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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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.
UC Office of the President
January 24, 2012
Talented minority college students need access to great career-building opportunities, and California needs those students. That was the message University of California representatives, elected officials and African American community leaders delivered Tuesday (Jan. 24) as they unveiled a landmark partnership between UC and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
January 18, 2012
From the time Elizabeth Pierson was 7 and her parents came downstairs to find her in the kitchen mixing baking soda and vinegar — dressed in a raincoat, swimming goggles and rubber gloves — the UC Berkeley senior knew she wanted to be a scientist.
December 23, 2011
Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.
Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took emergency measures to evacuate 30 students, faculty and staff enrolled in a study abroad program and taking part in an archaeological dig.
March 21, 2019
University of California President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today on the White House’s executive order tying free speech protections to federal funding for colleges and universities nationwide.
March 13, 2019
UC President Janet Napolitano issued a statement today (March 13) regarding the nationwide investigation of college admissions.
March 6, 2019
The University of California will hold in-state undergraduate tuition steady for the 2019-20 academic year, UC President Janet Napolitano announced today (March 6) at a Sacramento hearing on education finance. This marks the seventh time in eight years that the university has kept tuition flat for California residents, despite rising costs and growing enrollment across all UC campuses.
March 5, 2019
First College Signing Day event hosted by Reach Higher on the West Coast; festivities to be held at UC’s nine undergraduate campuses with marquee event at UCLA.