Recent Press Releases
New poll: California youth carefully following COVID-19 health guidelines, motivated to vote because of pandemic and protests against racial injustice
September 21, 2020
More than 80 percent of California youth say they are strictly adhering to social distancing guidelines and 2 out of 3 are concerned about lifting public health restrictions too quickly, according to a new poll the University of California released today (Sept. 21).
September 15, 2020
The University of California’s Office of the Chief Investment Officer (UC Investments) announced today (Sept. 15) that its assets under management grew to $140 billion as of August 31, 2020, a $10 billion jump from the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2020. That represents a 47 percent increase since 2014.
Taking a Privacy-First Approach, Two UC Campuses Will Pilot Smartphone Technology to Help Limit Spread of COVID-19University of California Health
September 11, 2020
Two University of California campuses will pilot the use of a smartphone technology to notify users if they have had a high-risk COVID-19 exposure that may result in infection.
The Washington Post
April 20, 2020
The public university system is mirroring the federal government's suspension of interest and payments, granting relief to tens of thousands of borrowers.
Inside Higher Ed
April 7, 2020
Now is the time to invest even more in it, write UC President Janet Napolitano and UC Health Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie L. Byington in a new op-ed.
November 12, 2019
DACA has been a huge benefit to students, communities and America, and fits with our legacy of protecting the vulnerable. The case to end it is flimsy, UC leaders write.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 9, 2019
DACA students are more likely to attend college, earn a degree, be employed and serve in the military, writes UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez.