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UC expands undergraduate admissions application filing period

In an effort to better support prospective students as they weigh their higher education options, the University of California today (Sept. 30) announced an expanded timeline for the submission of undergraduate student applications for admission to the…

UC announces recipients of inaugural Regents Foster Youth Award

The University of California awarded two foster youth students the inaugural Regents Foster Youth Award. William Carter, a UC Berkeley Ph.D. student, and Mary Tran, a UCLA law student, were presented with their awards by UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D.,…

UC’s Investment Assets close fiscal year at $152 billion

The University of California’s Office of the Chief Investment Officer (UC Investments) announced today (Sept. 16) that its assets under management stood at $152.3 billion as of June 30, 2022, down from $168 billion a year ago. Since 2014, however, the…

UC claims top spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges rankings

Six University of California campuses are among the top 10 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges rankings, released today (Sept. 12). For the third straight year in a row, the magazine also placed all…

Astrophysicist Bruce Macintosh appointed director of UC Observatories

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., has appointed Dr. Bruce Macintosh director of UC Observatories (UCO), an astronomical research unit serving nine UC campuses, headquartered at UC Santa Cruz. Dr. Macintosh will begin his five-year…

UC offers admission to record-high number of California first-years as out-of-state admits decline

As part of its commitment to serve California students with a world-class education and top-tier faculty, the University of California announced today (Aug. 10) that it admitted a record 85,268 California first-years for fall 2022, a 1.2 percent increase from…

UC Board of Regents chair, UC president welcome new Regent appointments

University of California Board of Regents Chair Richard Leib and President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (July 22) welcomed Governor Gavin Newsom’s appointment of four Regents to UC’s governing board: Dr. Elaine Batchlor, Carmen Chu, Ana Matosantos and Mark…

UCOP to prepare report for Governor, Regents on status of UCLA athletics

Following the July 20 discussion on recent developments regarding UCLA’s athletic conference membership, and in response to requests from California Gov. Gavin Newsom and members of the University of California Board of Regents, the Board of Regents today (…

UCLA doctoral student Merhawi Tesfai appointed as 2023-24 UC student regent

The University of California Board of Regents today (July 20) appointed University of California, Los Angeles doctoral student Merhawi Tesfai to be the 2023-24 student regent.

UC and California Nurses Association collaborate for new multiyear contract

University of California officials today (July 9) announced they have collaborated with the California Nurses Association on a new three-year contract for the more than 17,000 nurses who work in UC medical and student health facilities. The agreement takes…

UC announces Board of Regents chair and vice chair, committee leadership appointments for 2022-23

The University of California announced today (July 1) the appointment of Regent Richard Leib as chair of the UC Board of Regents and Regent Gareth Elliott as the Board’s vice chair. Chair Leib and Vice Chair Elliott were selected for their leadership roles by…

UC statement on 2022-23 California budget

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 30) issued the following statement on California’s 2022-23 budget: