UC Santa Barbara |

The write stuff

A writing workshop for student veterans offers an opportunity to tell their stories and connect with peers.

UC Irvine |

Where does fat phobia come from?

How did we become obsessed with thinness? It has to do with race, says sociologist Sabrina Strings.

UC Berkeley |

UC faculty to Elsevier: Restart negotiations, or else

Thirty academics across UC, including Jennifer Doudna and Nobel Prize-winner Elizabeth Blackburn, will halt editorial duties until a deal is reached.

UC Newsroom |

Famous UC writers on their favorite books

UC’s leading literary lights give us ideas for a holiday read.

UC San Diego |

Sign here

UC San Diego has a long history of researching and teaching American Sign Language.

UC Newsroom |

Meet UC’s 2017 MacArthur award ‘geniuses’

Four alums and one professor earn prestigious fellowships to continue their creative work.

UC Davis |

New UC Davis art museum welcomes thousands

Standing outside the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, as hundreds of people streamed inside on Sunday (Nov. 13), Rachel Teagle talked — and teared up — not about the grand opening ceremony that had just occurred at noon, but about what had happened the night before.

The museum hosted an overnight party for students — and 2,000 showed up. “They didn’t just come for the party,” said Teagle, who has shepherded the project since her hiring as the museum’s founding director four years ago. “They were here to see the art.”

UC Newsroom |

No surprise that #OscarsSoWhite is trending again

Lack of diversity in Academy Award nominations is a pattern, say researchers at UCLA's Bunche Center, which tracks the entertainment industry.


A lunar honor for explorer Matthew Henson, thanks to a UCLA graduate student

A crater on the moon is now named for the Black Arctic explorer, whose achievements were played down in his lifetime.

UC Davis |

New program brings leading contemporary artists to UC Davis classrooms

UC Davis opens its doors to exciting new work as it launches the most extensive artist residency program of its kind in the United States.

UC Berkeley |

Maryam Karimi: This generation in Afghanistan will not give up

The third-year student, born in Afghanistan in September 2001, has seen a lifetime of struggle in her home country but still expects her generation to persevere.

UC Santa Cruz |

Holding stellar nurseries in your hands

Nia Imara and her collaborators have created new, 3D-printed models that provide a deeper understanding of distant star formations.