Power of Public

UCAN Sacramento

Students join UC in advocating for the university

Undergrads are banding together to speak out on issues that affect higher education.

UC Davis Carolyn Thomas

UC first-generation faculty to students: You’ve got this and we’re here to help

Mentorship program connects students who are the first in the family to college with faculty who have walked in their shoes.

Ban the Box

UC is changing its hiring policy to remove barriers to opportunity

In 'banning the box,' UC makes a change to avoid discouraging qualified previously incarcerated job applicants.

Growing a true hometown physician

Newly minted UCSF grad Walid Hamud-Ahmed learned a lot about how to be a good doctor by working in his family store.

Brittany Hosea-Small

Talking science with the fluidity of Pixar

Ph.D. student Sara ElShafie works with Pixar story artists to help her fellow scientists better communicate.

UC Riverside visit

UC President Janet Napolitano meets with Riverside leaders, alumni

Campus strives to make an impact on regional, national and global economies based on its accessibility.

Grow California together

Congress restores year-round Pell Grants, protects federal research funding

President Napolitano thanks UC advocates for their involvement in federal budget issues.

Alexis Shusterman Grad Research Day

California’s force for research innovation

UC graduate students visit with lawmakers in Sacramento to share bold ideas for tackling California's big challenges.

Volunteer dentists treat some of the 1,200 patients who received cleanings, fillings, extractions, partial dentures, root canals and oral cancer screenings at the 2017 Care Harbor Clinic.

Filling the health care gap

Hundreds of UCLA medical and dental staff. students volunteer at free clinic for underserved.

Dave Lieberman, a field mechanic at Scoot Networks, fills his water bottle at a water bottle refilling station in Millberry Union on UCSF’s Parnassus campus.

Access to free drinking water in SF neighborhoods driven by new partnership

Over next year, 19 new public water stations will be installed across San Francisco.