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UC statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 24) issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:

UC statement on 2022-23 California budget

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 13) issued the following statement on California’s 2022-23 budget: The University of California is grateful to the state Legislature for passing a state budget that strengthens the…

UC strengthens efforts to remove barriers to STEMM, works to accelerate progress in diversifying professoriate by becoming first charter University system in SEA Change

The University of California today (May 24) announced that its 10 campuses have joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change program, making UC the first institution of higher learning to sign on…

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2022-23 revised budget proposal

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (May 13) issued the following statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2022-23 budget proposal.

Statement from University of California President Michael V. Drake on the Cradle-to-Career System launch

University of California President Michael V. Drake released the following statement today (May 12) on the launch of the Cradle-to-College System.

Promising young scholars to represent UC at Nobel conference in Germany

The University of California today (May 11) announced its third class of UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, outstanding young scientists and economists from UC campuses and affiliated national laboratories who will join dozens of Nobel…

Reflecting on Earth Day

President Michael V. Drake Statement on Earth Day, April 22, 2022.

A message from President Drake: Celebrating the legacy of César Chávez at the University of California

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement in honor of César Chávez Day.

UC statement on passage of legislation protecting enrollment spots for prospective UC Berkeley students

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (March 14) issued the following statement after the California Legislature passed SB 118 and AB 168.

Record-breaking number of students apply to the University of California for fall 2022

The University of California announced today (Feb. 24) that its campuses received a record-breaking number of applications for fall 2022, underscoring UC’s position as one of the most sought-after higher education systems in the world.

Celebrating Black History Month at the University of California

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., released the following letter to the UC community today (Feb. 1) regarding Black History Month.

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2022-23 budget proposal

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (Jan. 10) issued the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 budget.