UC LEADS UC Santa Barbara

Leading the way to an advanced degree

Undergrads from across the UC system show their research chops at the 18th annual UC LEADS symposium.

UC Santa Cruz moms science

Scientists are parents, too

Two UC academics have come up with guidelines to solve the conference-childcare conundrum.

UCLA Black Panther

‘Black Panther’ success amplifies findings of UCLA’s Hollywood Diversity Report

A Hollywood myth says movies with racial diversity don't make money; this year's report tells a much different story.

Luis Mora UC Berkeley

His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path

Released from ICE custody last month, the political science major returned with a renewed sense of purpose.

Dreamers attend SOTU

UC Dreamers to Congress: We’re here to stay

Three UC Dreamers attend the State of the Union as guests to put a human face on one of the nation's most pressing issues.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

UC Irvine seminar

Battling bias

A freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance and encourage activism.

Marcus Shaw UC Merced

Former street kid fulfills educational promise with Ph.D.

Marcus Shaw turns his troubled past into an area of study and fuel for his own academic achievement.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

Umoja student group

Partnership with Umoja program helps community college students achieve, succeed at UC

Students from across the state find and nurture support networks for academic success.