UC system Class of 2020

Meet the Class of 2020

As classes begin this week on most UC campuses, the university is welcoming its largest and most diverse class ever — and also its most accomplished.

Launch Academy UCLA

Giving LA youngsters a math and science boost

A new UC summer program offers free, world-class instruction in partnership with the community.

Oscar nominees

No surprise that #OscarsSoWhite is trending again

Lack of diversity in Academy Award nominations is a pattern, say researchers at UCLA's Bunche Center, which tracks the entertainment industry.

UC Irvine first-generation faculty

First-generation faculty welcome UC freshmen

Professors who were once first-generation students themselves show what's possible for UC students.

UC Riverside inclusion works

Disabilities, hidden or not, bring benefits to a workplace

UC Riverside celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October by showing that '#InclusionWorks.'

UC Irvine first-generation student mentors

Meet the mentors

Former first-generation students, now professors, form a support system to help others scale the ladder.

UC Mexico students we share

Educational needs of ‘students we share’ go unmet

UC-Mexico symposium examines experiences of millions of students on both sides of the border, seeking solutions to improve learning opportunities.

UC Santa Barbara Rashid

A different way of seeing the world

All-around whiz kid and UC Santa Barbara freshman Malcolm Rashid has learned to use adversity to his advantage.

Lizbeth Nunez UC Berkeley

Farmworker’s daughter looks to a future in brain science

Undocumented student Lizbeth Nuñez arrives at UC Berkeley to advance neurobiology — and honor her mother's sacrifices.

Chloe Anderson UC Santa Cruz

New UC Santa Cruz student challenges assumptions about transgender athletes

Chloe Psyche Anderson is ready to experience what the university and Division III volleyball have to offer.

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