Academic preparation

Achieve UC

California students: A world-class UC education is within reach

At more than 150 Achieve UC events this spring, in-state teens get information, resources to make college a reality.

Doron Comerchero is the founder and director of FoodWhat.

Planting seeds, growing confidence

FoodWhat uses sustainable food, meaningful work and farming to help youth heal, grow and explore their identities.

UC Davis school lunch

How California is reinventing school lunch

30 million kids receive school lunch daily — and UC's Global Food Initiative is helping ensure it's healthy and sustainable.

Children in Mexicali, Mexico, plant seeds while learning about food and agriculture.

UC helps launch 4-H program in Mexico

Agreement will expand youth development opportunities south of the border.

UC Riverside materials

New program fights learning inequality

UC Riverside students, faculty and librarians push back against rising textbook costs.

Girl with apple

Online toolkit offers resources to improve school nutrition

UC Global Food Initiative launches Good Food for Local Schools website.

Preschoolers from the Orfalea Family Children’s Center at UCSB enter the campus Greenhouse & Garden Project for a lesson in gardening.

'Inside, outside and beyond'

UC Santa Barbara collaboration seeds sustainability in preschoolers.

UC Irvine Harwood

Veteran among first-generation mentors

New programs guide a changing student population to success.

Deer Valley High School

UC president rallies teens to aim for a UC education

At an Achieve UC visit to Deer Valley High School, leaders tell hardworking students: We have a spot for you.

UC Riverside Mitchell

Praise from the Under Secretary of Education: Clone UC Riverside

Ted Mitchell lauds commitment to an inclusive college cohort and high graduation rates across the board.

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