150 UC

What it means to be boldly Californian

Look back on 150 years of amazing discoveries, students and visionaries that helped make UC what it is today in a new video.

UCSF heart smartwatches

Wearables could catch heart problems that elude your doctor

Smart watches can detect irregular heartbeats with startling accuracy. Can they predict heart disease?

UC Santa Barbara

Unwedded bliss — What nobody tells you about being single

A leading expert on the single experience celebrates the benefits of staying solo.

UC Santa Cruz Mavericks

Surfing into the history books

If weather allows, alumna Sarah Gerhardt may be among the first women to take on the Mavericks big-wave contest.

UC Irvine water hot spots

UC Irvine-led study identifies ‘hot spots’ of unsafe drinking water

Problems are more frequent in low-income, rural areas of the nation.

UC Riverside garden

Can 1.5 million college students address climate change?

Some of the largest universities in Mexico, Canada and the U.S. have pledged to spur local action in their communities.

Luis Mora UC Berkeley

His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path

Released from ICE custody last month, the political science major returned with a renewed sense of purpose.

UC San Diego FAS

Children affected by prenatal drinking more numerous than previously estimated

Findings suggest rates of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may be similar to autism spectrum disorders.

Ralph Bunche hero image

Ralph Bunche: The peacemaker

How UC legend Ralph Bunche brokered peace.

UC Santa Cruz offshore

Trump’s push for new offshore drilling is likely to run aground in California

The effort to expand offshore oil production reignites a battle with California that dates back nearly 50 years.

UCSF Dena Dubal

Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?

Dena Dubal wants to stave off neurodegenerative diseases with a novel approach: blocking aging.

Gillman speaks UC Irvine

UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement selects inaugural class of fellows, expands board

UC Irvine chancellor to oversee center’s administration, begin search for executive director.

Dog vs dog UC San Diego

A picture might actually be worth more than a thousand words

Emotional images can change people's behavior, while similarly charged words do not, a new study finds.

Brita Sigourney

UC athletes look for gold in Pyeongchang

Two UC-connected athletes are headed to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

solitary UC Santa Cruz

Canada's landmark ruling against solitary confinement

Psychology professor Craig Haney provided the scientific foundation for the court's sweeping decision.

UC Riverside autism research

What makes kids with autism less social than their peers?

New research suggests that at least two factors are at play.

Neil Garg UCLA

And the nation’s biggest teaching award goes to ...

Chemistry professor receives a prestigious award for teaching and its $250,000 prize.

UC Berkeley traffic app

Why traffic apps make congestion worse

Has your traffic app ever led you into a jam? The solution is smarter apps that actually talk to one another.

UCSF source anxiety

Yep, your brain has ‘anxiety’ cells

It's not just your imagination, it's neurology, according to a new study on mice.