Press Releases

Press Releases

  • UC releases roadmap for NAFTA negotiators as fifth round of talks begins

    The University of California and its partners today (Nov. 17) released a roadmap for negotiators working to modernize and strengthen the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the fifth round of NAFTA negotiations kicked off in Mexico City.

  • UC president, national security leaders call on Congress to protect Dreamers this year

    University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Nov. 15) joined fellow national security leaders in calling on Congress to pass bipartisan legislation protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients before the end of the year.

  • Calling all students: UC wants your input on sexual violence and prevention

    The University of California is inviting students to apply for a seat on the inaugural student advisory board tasked with providing input on UC sexual harassment and sexual violence issues.

  • Fellowship applications open for UC’s National Center for Free Speech

    Starting today (Nov. 9), the University of California will accept applications from individuals interested in joining the inaugural group of fellows for its National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C. The fellowship program is the cornerstone of the university’s newly established center, which aims to explore the timely, critical issue of free speech on our nation’s college campuses and in society as a whole.

  • UC part of joint legal motion to halt repeal of DACA program

    The University of California, along with other organizations and individuals who have sued the Trump administration over its rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, today (Nov. 1) jointly asked a federal judge to keep the program operating while legal motions proceed.

  • UC to offer support to applicants affected by natural disasters

    In an effort to assist freshman and transfer applicants affected by the deadly wildfires that have scorched large stretches of California — as well as by the recent spate of other natural disasters — the University of California will extend its fall 2018 application deadline to December 15 for affected students who may need additional time to complete the application process.

  • UC launches national effort to promote free speech and civic engagement

    The University of California will establish the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C., as part of a concerted educational, research and advocacy effort centered on the First Amendment’s critical importance to American democracy, UC President Janet Napolitano announced today (Oct. 26).

  • UC launches new campaign for alumni entrepreneurs and innovators

    The University of California today (Oct. 25) launched the “I am a UC Entrepreneur” campaign for alumni entrepreneurs. Starting today, UC alumni entrepreneurs and startup leaders are invited to submit two-minute videos and associated pitch materials explaining their vision and strategy to UC’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

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