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Vote on Sept. 14

Mark your calendar to vote next Tuesday, Sept. 14

Here's what you need to know to vote in the Sept. 14, 2021, election.


President Michael V. Drake, MD

President Drake encourages the UC community to vote in the CA Gubernatorial Recall Election

President Drake encourages all members of the UC community to participate in the electoral process on Sept. 14.


VIDEO: President Drake’s first-year reflections

President Drake has released a new video to commemorate his first year as president of UC. Watch it here!


African dance class at UC Berkeley

UC celebrates $15 million Mellon grant to support faculty diversity

The gift will support postdoctoral fellows for careers in academia while offering additional mentorship for tenure-track faculty posts at the university's six Hispanic-Serving Institutions.


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

On June 30, UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued a statement on the Budget Act of 2021.


President Drake at the Aspen Institute Mexico

President Drake speaks with Mexican counterpart at Aspen Institute Mexico

On June 22, President Michael V. Drake, M.D., participated in a conversation with Enrique Graue Weichers, rector of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, during a virtual event organized by the Aspen Institute Mexico.


President Drake institutes Juneteenth as UC’s newest holiday

Juneteenth has been added to the UC holiday calendar. This year it will be observed on Monday, June 28.


UC applauds affirmation of Title IX protections for gay and transgender students and employees

President Michael V. Drake, M.D., applauds the affirmation by the Office for Civil Rights that Title IX prohibits discrimination against students and employees in schools based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


An invitation from EVP/COO Rachael Nava to comment on the draft Campus Safety Plan

UCOP colleagues are invited to share feedback, questions or comments on the draft plan through a 30-day period, from June 1 – June 30.


President Drake

A message from President Drake on the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder

President Drake shares how, as a university community, we can do our part to exemplify antiracism best practices and commit ourselves to lead.