Academic preparation

UC Santa Cruz Page and Eloise Smith Scholastic Society

A helping hand for students without families at UC Santa Cruz

Smith Renaissance Society founder talks with two group alumni about their experiences and his next project.

UC president visits Arcata High School

UC president makes historic visit to Arcata High School

In visiting California's far north, President Napolitano hopes to draw more students from the region.

UC President Napolitano UC Riverside Chancellor Wilcox

UC President Napolitano and UC Riverside Chancellor Wilcox inspire students to reach educational goals

Inland Empire visit supports UC initiative to enroll 10,000 more California students over the next three years.

UC Davis C-STEM Center

UC Davis 'Computer Science for All' now available for schools nationwide

Curriculum helps students struggling with math, especially algebra.

UC Berkeley gifted students

A nation at risk – how gifted, low-income kids are left behind

A UC Berkeley professor argues early support for students in underserved communities can have a major payoff.

standardized test

Five things you should know about the new SAT

The class of 2017 will include the first high-schoolers to take the revised college entrance exam.

Mobile use online

Many low-income students use only their phone to get online

A UC Irvine researcher explores the effects unequally distributed online access.

UC Riverside hackathon winners

'Uber for Tutors' helps students learn on demand

Two UC Riverside undergrads who won world's largest education hackathon debut their app on Apple and Google stores.

Dejanay Wayne UC San Diego

The power of one voice

A UC San Diego undergraduate advances opportunities to make the campus more welcoming to underrepresented students.

Mentoring at UCSD

At UC San Diego, retired professors are mentoring first-generation college students

UCSD's unique mentoring program provides benefits to retired professors and students alike.