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  • President Michael Drake portrait

    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.

  • 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 speaking at the UC Irvine commencement ceremony

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.

  • Stewart named to Canada's Olympic team

    UCLA

    Bruin women's soccer player is the second youngest player on the squad.
  • Engineering aid for reserves

    UC Natural Reserve System

    UC Berke­ley engi­neer­ing stu­dents have devel­oped two com­pact, remote-controlled air­craft to keep tabs on UC Nat­ural Reserves.
  • UC Berkeley steps up to the plastic-waste challenge

    UC Berkeley

    Stepping up to the global challenge of trying to keep plastic waste from clogging waterways, coastlines and landfills, UC Berkeley is the first university in the world to embrace the Plastic Disclosure Project.

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Press Releases

  • UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2022-23 budget proposal

    The University of California is grateful to Gov. Newsom for his continued leadership and steadfast support of the University. The priorities he outlined today reflect our shared commitment to expanding the positive impact the University has on the lives of all Californians.

  • UC celebrates second 2021 Nobel Prize winner

    University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released the following statement today (Oct. 12) on University of California, Berkeley, labor economist and professor of economics David Card, Ph.D., winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. He was awarded half the prize, with the other half shared by economists Joshua Angrist of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Guido Imbens of Stanford University. Card was honored for his work on social and economic forces that impact low-wage workers, including outcomes of an increased minimum wage and of immigration on job growth in America.

  • UC scores top spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 university rankings

    Six University of California campuses are among the top 10 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released today (Sept. 13). The magazine also placed eight of UC’s undergraduate campuses on its coveted list of the top 100 public and private universities across the country.

  • UC welcomes new regent

    University of California Board of Regents Chair Cecilia V. Estolano and President Michael V. Drake, M.D., welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Jose Hernandez to UC’s governing board and released the following statements today (Aug. 20):

  • Aggie voices
    Spotlight on the UC Davis student experience — from the student's point of view.