Commencement

Mom of three sets example for her sons as UCLA graduate

Most evenings you can find UCLA student Deanna Jordan at home on her computer, engrossed in assignments and class readings. This may sound typical for any dedicated college student, but most undergrads don’t have a trio of elementary school-age children diligently doing homework alongside them.

Public universities drive social mobility, UCLA speaker tells grads

Nobel laureate, UCLA alum and UC Berkeley professor Randy Schekman addresses commencement ceremonies, accepts the UCLA Medal.
happy UC grads

Thousands of new UC grads enter the world

Stories of triumph abound as UC confers diplomas on roughly 62,000 new graduates this year — many of whom will be the first in their family to go to college.

Congrats, Class of 2014!

A trio of students serves as excellent representatives of the Class of 2014.
Rebecca Peters, UC Berkeley

Berkeley's top graduating senior makes a splash in water policy

Rebecca Peters’ IQ score measured so low in fourth grade that her school did not deem her to be college material. Today she’s a diehard clean-water-access warrior and UC Berkeley’s top graduating senior.
UC President Napolitano at UC Hastings

President Napolitano delivers UC Hastings commencement address

Address invoked influential alumni, both famous and little-known.
Helen Dahman

Student’s lengthy academic journey concludes at commencement

After a few life detours, Merced's oldest undergrad earns her degree.
UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye and Obama cutout

The president's coming to commencement!

Months of petitioning paid off: President Obama will speak at UC Irvine's commencement this spring.

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