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How research is helping win the fight for trans rights

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.

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The invincible Class of 2021

They weathered an extraordinary year and have come out stronger.

UC Santa Barbara |

The write stuff

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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Defying the odds: From foster care to cap and gown

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

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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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Think you know women's history?

See how well you know these unforgettable UC women by taking our Women's History Month quiz.

UC Riverside |

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.