Press Releases

Press Releases

  • The Children’s Hospitals of University of California Health ranked in the nation’s top 50 in multiple specialties

    The children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021–22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. 

  • UC statement on 2021 California budget

    University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 15) issued the following statement regarding California’s 2021 budget:

  • UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget

    The University of California is deeply grateful to Gov. Newsom for proposing the largest state investment in UC’s history: more than $807 million, which includes more than $506 million in ongoing funding for core campus operations, student needs and medical training. The budget, with the support of legislative leadership, reflects an earlier agreement to fully restore more than $300 million in budget reductions that were enacted in the 2020 state budget.

  • University of California Health administers its one-millionth COVID-19 vaccine

    University of California Health (UCH) announced today (April 26) that it has administered one million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 people in California.

  • UC encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for university communities while reviewing policy requirements

    The University of California today (April 22) shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of students, faculty, academic appointees and staff to in-person instruction across the state this fall. 

  • UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict

    University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict.

  • Young UC scientists to learn from Nobel laureates

    The University of California today (April 20) announced its second class of UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, an extraordinary group of 30 young scientists selected from the 10 UC campuses and three national laboratories to attend invitation-only lectures and small seminars with some 40 Nobel laureates from around the world.

  • UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright

    University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13):

    Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans follow the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, this latest horror vividly conjures the trauma and heartbreak of the killing of George Floyd just a few miles away. And so many, too many, others.

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