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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.

  • Alumna is acting head of NOAA

    UC Santa Cruz

    Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan '73 will oversee National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Going viral

    UC Irvine

    Virus detective tracks cure for common cold by seeking a way to stop viruses from replicating.
  • Students help teens navigate admission process

    UC Santa Cruz

    Undergrad-led UCAN program aims to help high school students negotiate the sometimes tricky path to higher education.

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  • UC poised to sue federal government over new visa policy for international students

    The University of California today (July 8) announced new plans to file suit against the federal government for violating the rights of the University and its students when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to bar international students from staying in the country if they attend U.S. universities that offer only online courses during the COVID-19 health crisis.

  • UC celebrates Supreme Court win

    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 U.S. 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.

  • UC reaches groundbreaking open access deal with leading global publisher

    The University of California today (June 16) announced a transformative open access publishing agreement that will make more of the University’s research freely and immediately available to individuals and researchers across the globe.

  • UC Board of Regents unanimously endorses ACA 5, repeal of Prop. 209

    The University of California Board of Regents today (June 15) unanimously endorsed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 (ACA 5) as well as the repeal of Proposition 209, which banned the consideration of race and gender in admissions decisions a quarter-century ago.