Recent Press Releases
University of California Health and CDPH to accelerate data modeling for evidence-based public health decision makingUniversity of California Health
February 9, 2021
University of California Health (UCH) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are launching an innovative data modeling consortium to ensure public health policy makers have timely, relevant analysis and insights to support pandemic-related decision making.
UC advocates for Congress, Biden administration to invest in college affordability with Double the Pell campaign
February 8, 2021
The University of California announced today (Feb. 8) that it is launching the Double the Pell campaign to urge Congress and the new federal administration to charter a more affordable pathway to higher education for America’s students and families.
All-time record-high number of applicants apply to UC, with Chicano/Latino students comprising largest proportion
January 28, 2021
The University of California announced today (Jan. 28) that the system received for fall 2021 admission the highest number of undergraduate applications in its history, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Highlights among California freshmen include a jump in overall applications and surges among African American and Chicano/Latino students, while California Community College transfer applications also grew by an impressive margin.
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 8, 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.