Press Releases

Press Releases

  • UC statement on Supreme Court decision regarding DACA

    The University of California issued the following statement regarding a decision today (Feb. 26) by the Supreme Court of the United States to not review UC’s case on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals takes up the case.

  • UC expands free online course offerings for California high school students

    The University of California today (Feb. 21) announced a major expansion of UC Scout, its online learning program to provide California high school students with free access to the courses they need to be eligible and competitive for admission into college.

  • UC partners with leading research universities to form international coalition for accelerating local climate action

    The University of California today (Feb. 6) unveiled the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, a bold new coalition of 13 leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. 

  • UC, CSU streamline efforts, reduce costs in unprecedented procurement partnership

    It may be the largest effort of its kind in higher education and possibly any industry: The University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) have joined forces around a singular procurement system that will benefit both entities and ultimately, California taxpayers.

  • UC supports release of student detained by immigration authorities

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ today (Jan. 17) released a joint statement in support of the decision to release on bond a UC student recently detained by immigration authorities.

  • Calling all students: Become a UCAN ambassador

    The University of California’s Advocacy Network (UCAN) is looking for student ambassadors to help promote and expand UC’s community of advocates and serve as liaisons between students and the university’s government relations team.

  • UC statement on government’s push for Supreme Court ruling on DACA

    The University of California issued a statement today (Jan. 16) on the federal government's push for a Supreme Court ruling on DACA.

  • 5 UC alumni entrepreneurs win opportunity to pitch at venture summit

    The University of California today (Jan. 16) announced the five finalists of its new “I am a UC Entrepreneur” contest for alumni. The finalists, selected by a panel of prominent investors, have won the opportunity to pitch their startups to more than 600 business leaders and venture capitalists at the third annual 2018 Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation (GCVI) Summit, held in Monterey, Calif., from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.

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