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President Drake: 50 years of advocating for gender equality

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, a law that has fundamentally transformed the landscape for gender equity in higher education.


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Join President Drake in celebrating 50 years of Pell Grants

Pell Grant has helped approximately 80 million low-income students to go to college! Hear from President Drake why it's so important, then take a moment to sign our birthday card.


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UC joins the STEMM Equity Achievement Change program to advance diversity and access

UC's 10 campuses have joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science STEMM Equity Achievement Change program, making UC the first institution of higher learning to sign on at a systemwide level.


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Promising young scholars will represent UC at a Nobel conference in Germany

Outstanding young scientists and economists from UC campuses and affiliated national laboratories will join Nobel laureates from around the world at this year’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.


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Gov. Newsom proposes significant new investments in UC

The proposed budget will help the university to expand access and affordability.


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Grad Slam delivers promising research you can remember (and explain)

UC Berkeley graduate student Justin Lee beat out nine other talented contestants at this year’s Grad Slam competition, taking home the top prize for his three-minute talk on how genetic engineering could be used to stop COVID from replicating inside the body.


A message from President Drake about Systemwide Title IX Director Suzanne Taylor

Suzanne Taylor has decided to leave the university to dedicate more time to family and personal endeavors. Her last day is June 30.


UC announces Native American Opportunity Plan

The University of California will ensure that in-state systemwide Tuition and Student Service Fees for California students from federally recognized Native American tribes are fully covered by grants or scholarships.