Despite a flurry of anti-trans legislation in conservative states across the country, there are many reasons to be hopeful, say UCLA’s Williams Institute experts Christy Mallory and Brad Sears.
How research is helping win the fight for trans rights
The invincible Class of 2021
They weathered an extraordinary year and have come out stronger.
The write stuff
A writing workshop for student veterans offers an opportunity to tell their stories and connect with peers.
What Hollywood gets wrong (and right!) about protecting the Earth from asteroids
Meet Kirsten Howley, the real-life Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory astrophysicist working to prevent “Armageddon,” as UC celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (Feb. 11).
UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month
UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on the Black workers, scholars, artists and activists who have propelled the University of California — and the world — forward, and the work that remains to be done to achieve our ideals of equality, inclusion and justice.
Relief and joy abound: DACA recipients react to the Supreme Court victory
For thousands of UC DACA students, yesterday was the news they have been daring to hope for: that they can continue their educations, remain in their communities and keep contributing in their fields, from health care to education.
Where does fat phobia come from?
How did we become obsessed with thinness? It has to do with race, says sociologist Sabrina Strings.
UC’s ambitious plan to help more students earn a degree
The University of California looks to produce 1.2 million UC graduates by 2030.
Defying the odds: From foster care to cap and gown
Students find family, belonging and academic success on UC campuses.
Michelle Obama, celebrities, cheer college-bound students for the journey ahead
Nearly 10,000 students packed UCLA's Pauley Pavilion May 1 for College Signing Day, a massive, nationwide celebration of committing to higher education.
Think you know women's history?
See how well you know these unforgettable UC women by taking our Women's History Month quiz.
Tiny desk, huge accomplishments — and his own bed
Undergrad Alejandro Quiñones is the first in his family to go to college — but already has his first author credit under his belt.