Diversity

Dr. Jenna Lester with a patient

The skin care myth that harms people of color

Everyone can get skin cancer — which surprises some. UC's Skin of Color clinics aim to end health care disparities in dermatology.

Trying on clothes at the Cantu Clothing Closet

Finally, a closet that’s fun to be in

Trans and nonbinary students get a great, free place to shop at UC Santa Cruz's Cantú Clothing Closet.

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Diplomas that would not be denied

These four students faced nearly unimaginable obstacles on the way to graduation — and now prepare to help others succeed.

Kelly Richeson in front of fire truck with son

New grads who took the path less traveled

It's never too late for your future to begin — and these extraordinary new grads prove it.

Lee sisters pose together in the feminine products aisle of a store

Activist, entrepreneur duo ready to throw the ‘pink tax’ overboard

It's a classic American story: Soon-to-be grads Helen and Rachel Lee are fighting to get a tax — on feminine hygiene products — repealed.

Alex Morgan dribbles during a game

UC Berkeley's Alex Morgan the standard bearer for women as World Cup opens

UC soccer stars are fighting for victory — and pay equity.

Monica Mary Xu English with her diploma, cap and gown

Defying the odds: From foster care to cap and gown

Students find family, belonging and academic success on UC campuses.

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UC Virtual Career Series: Bringing your authentic LGBTQ self to work

UC Irvine alumna Krystianne Avedian shares her insights on career and identity. Learn more in our June 11 webinar.

Anna Ocegueda with her parents

UC Merced student pays tribute to her farmworker parents in a viral photo

Anna Ocegueda's parents came to the U.S. for a better life. Her snapshot of what that looks like inspired Twitter.

Michelle Obama with Lena Waithe and Genesis Jackson

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.

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