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Learn about the latest in biotech innovation

At 2021 UC Biotech Demo Day, discover startup companies who are on the forefront of gene-editing therapy, antibiotics and AI diagnostics — and vote for your favorite entrepreneurial ideas.


Celebrate Black History Month with events at all UC campuses

UC is recognizing Black History Month throughout February. Recognize Black History Month with your colleagues — wherever you are — by checking out our roundup of virtual events taking place throughout UC.


UC receives most applications ever; Chicano/Latino students comprise largest proportion

“Californians continue to see us as the pathway for a better future,” said UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D.


UC’s unwavering commitment to sustainability

Despite disruptions caused by COVID-19, UC pushed ahead on its sustainability goals, making significant progress in its efforts to combat climate change and build resilience.


UC’s economic impact on California hits new high of $82B annually

A new study by Beacon Economics reveals the impactful role UC plays in elevating every community in the state — in health care, research and innovation, social equity and rural areas.


UC awards $19M in grants to support groundbreaking research to benefit Californians

A 2021 UC competition supports research and discoveries that impact the people, environment and economy of California.


UC plans for fall 2021 in-person instruction across its 10 campuses

UC is preparing to welcome students back to all its campuses, while remaining vigilant in critical prevention efforts and continuing to prioritize the health and well-being of the university community.


How UC fought COVID-19 in 2020

Last year was transformed by a devastating pandemic. Here’s a look at how far we've come.


UC’s Startup Innovation Challenge: 10 disruptive technologies

UC has selected 10 finalists for its 2021 Startup Innovation Challenge, held in partnership with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest tech-for-good startup competition.