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UC tops global college rankings

A University of California education isn’t just one of the best in the country — it’s one of the best in the world.


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Retiring in January? The “No Lapse in Pay” option may be for you

The “no lapse in pay” option will be available once again for some faculty and staff planning to retire in January.


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Quiz: How much do you know about UC and the Nobel Prize?

The 2021 Nobel Prizes are announced starting this week. Try our quiz and find out how much you know about this prestigious award and the scores of University of California faculty, staff and alumni who have received it.


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UC earns accolades as a nationwide leader in sustainability

The Sierra Club and Princeton Review have recognized UC as a leader in university sustainability.


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UC scores top spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 university rankings

Six University of California campuses are among the top 10 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released Sept. 13, 2021.


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Recharge and reset with virtual well-being classes

If you could use some support — or an excuse to get moving — check out these free physical and emotional well-being resources available through UC, including a new wellness program for UC Care members created by UC Irvine staff.


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COVID-19: How UC mobilized the response of a lifetime

Learn how the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded — and our university's pivotal role in the research, technology and patient care that has taken us from crisis to cure.


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UC announces 2021-22 Board of Regents appointments

On July 1, UC announced 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