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UC studies: Contrary to popular belief, residents are not fleeing California

Despite California losing a congressional seat for the first time in history due to slow population growth, there is no evidence of an abnormal increase in residents planning to move out of the state, according to the results of a new UC survey.

UC announces new chair, committee appointments for Board of Regents

The University of California announced today the recent appointment of Regent Cecilia V.  Estolano to chair of the UC Board of Regents for 2021-22, effective July 1. Chair Estolano was elected by her colleagues and will oversee her first board meeting in…

UC statement on 2021 state budget agreement between Gov. Newsom and state leaders

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 30) issued the following statement on the Budget Act of 2021, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign in the coming days:

University of California Health delivered $3.9 billion in community benefits for FY 19-20

University of California Health’s (UCH) academic health centers and faculty practices delivered nearly $3.9 billion in community benefits during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Princeton and former Obama administration leader to take the helm of external relations, communications for UC

The University of California has selected Brent Colburn to be the next senior vice president of External Relations and Communications for UC’s Office of President, as approved today (June 23) by its Board of Regents.

The Children’s Hospitals of University of California Health ranked in the nation’s top 50 in multiple specialties

The children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021–22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. 

UC statement on 2021 California budget

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 15) issued the following statement regarding California’s 2021 budget:

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget

The University of California is deeply grateful to Gov. Newsom for proposing the largest state investment in UC’s history: more than $807 million, which includes more than $506 million in ongoing funding for core campus operations, student needs and medical…

University of California Health administers its one-millionth COVID-19 vaccine

University of California Health (UCH) announced today (April 26) that it has administered one million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 people in California.

UC encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for university communities while reviewing policy requirements

The University of California today (April 22) shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of…

UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict.

Young UC scientists to learn from Nobel laureates

The University of California today (April 20) announced its second class of UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, an extraordinary group of 30 young scientists selected from the 10 UC campuses and three national laboratories to attend…