Press Releases

  • AB 2664 funds spur innovation, entrepreneurship

    A $22 million investment from the state is propelling new innovation and entrepreneurship efforts across the University of California through investments in infrastructure, incubators and entrepreneurship education programs.

  • UC hires first systemwide Title IX coordinator

    The University of California today (Jan. 12) announced the appointment of Kathleen Salvaty to fill the new position of systemwide Title IX coordinator, reporting directly to President Janet Napolitano in a role that will lead efforts against sexual violence and sexual harassment throughout the University.

  • California freshman applications to UC continue record-breaking climb

    More than 111,600 California high school seniors applied for admission to the University of California’s fall 2017 freshman class, a 6 percent increase over last year, according to preliminary data released Dec. 19.

  • UC awards $17M in grants for critical, innovative research

    Fifteen highly meritorious projects across a wide range of disciplines and topics were selected from a pool of 97 eligible applications.

  • UC president announces 2017 Research Catalyst Awards

    University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Dec. 1) announced the 2017 recipients of the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of more than 100 proposed projects.

  • University of California releases principles in support of UC community members

    The University of California announced that it will vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of the undocumented members of the UC community and will direct its police departments not to undertake joint efforts with any government agencies to enforce federal immigration law.

  • UC, CSU and CCC leaders urge President-elect Trump to continue DACA

    California higher education leaders call upon the President-elect to allow students known as Dreamers to continue to pursue their education in the United States.

  • UC awards national security lab grants

    The University of California announced today (Nov. 21) the award of more than $14 million in research grants and fellowships to expand UC’s scientific collaboration with its two affiliated national security laboratories.


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