A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.
As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.
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President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014
President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
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.
March 19, 2014Students in an archaeology class on the Inca Empire devised board games based on the history and culture of what was the largest civilization in pre-Columbian America.
November 4, 2020
The University of California is disappointed that Proposition 16, the state ballot measure and constitutional amendment that would have repealed Proposition 209, did not pass in this election. Proposition 16 would have helped reverse the detrimental and far-reaching initiative that banned the consideration of race, ethnicity and gender in admissions across public higher education, and other arenas, almost a quarter-century ago.
July 21, 2020
The University of California today (July 21) released results from a new survey of California youth that provides insights into their political and civic engagement as the 2020 general election approaches amid COVID-19 challenges.
July 16, 2020
The University of California announced today (July 16) that it has offered a record number of California freshmen and transfer students admission to at least one of its nine undergraduate campuses for fall 2020.
July 14, 2020
University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and President Janet Napolitano issued a joint statement today (July 14) on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind a directive that would have forced international students to leave the country if their schools held all classes online due to COVID-19.