• coronavirus pandemic Jan 11

    UC System Plans Return to In-Person Classes for Fall

    Expressing optimism about COVID-19 vaccines and advancements in virus research, the University of California announced today that it is planning to return students to campuses for in-person instruction in the fall. The 10-campus system, including UCLA and UC Irvine, has been holding primarily remote classes due to the coronavirus pandemic. University officials said they wanted to make an early announcement...

  • California Jul 8, 2020

    University of California System Names First Black President

    The University of California system has named Dr. Michael Drake to replace Janet Napolitano and become its first Black president. A physician, Drake was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Regents. He enters the president’s office as campus budgets are being slashed and campus life upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Drake was chancellor at the University of California,...

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