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  • UC celebrates Supreme Court win for DACA students

    UC Office of the President

    On behalf of the 650,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients currently living in the United States, the University of California applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Trump administration’s arbitrary attempt to end a program that allowed immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to live and work in the country they know as home.

  • As Supreme Court ruling on DACA looms, UC is students’ steadfast ally

    UC Berkeley

    UC Berkeley and the rest of the UC system are here to support students, no matter the ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

  • UC President Janet Napolitano on the fight to protect DACA

    KQED

    Janet Napolitano created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as secretary of homeland security. In her current role, she has taken the lead in the fight over whether DACA is legal.

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  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    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.

  • 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.

  • UC Berkeley concrete canoe

    Whatever floats their boat

    California Magazine

    Cal engineering team designs, builds — and races — a canoe of concrete.
  • Students use alternative spring break to grow

    UCLA

    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.

  • UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye and Obama cutout

    The president's coming to commencement!

    UC Irvine

    Months of petitioning paid off: President Obama will speak at UC Irvine's commencement this spring.

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