Diversity

Dellara Gorjian with elected officials at the Capitol

UC president honors student leadership on DACA, representation in science

UCLA’s Dellara Gorjian and UC Merced’s Radio Bio were honored for outstanding public service at the July 30 UC Regents meeting.

Evelyn Hooker in profile

Five years ago, love won. Here's how research helps make progress possible

In 2015, the Supreme Court upheld a right to marriage for gay couples in Obergefell v. Hodges. One of the key elements to winning this battle was research — particularly one UC researcher's groundbreaking study in the 1940s that showed being gay was not a mental illness.

Students on SCOTUS steps

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.

Flag waving in front of SCOTUS

Court decision on LGBTQ protections an overdue landmark, UC Berkeley scholars say

Several leading LGBTQ scholars offer their thoughts on what Monday's Supreme Court decision expanding workplace protections means.

Black Lives Matter protest in LA

Faculty share insights on responses to the killing of George Floyd

Darnell Hunt, Robin D.G. Kelley and Kimberlé Crenshaw, among others, contextualize recent events.

Black man wearing respirator mask outside

Q&A: For black men, wearing a mask may be a health risk greater than COVID-19

UCLA psychology professor Vickie Mays on how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in black communities.

Carol Greider

Nobel Prize-winner Carol Greider to join UC Santa Cruz faculty

Known for her pioneering work on telomeres, Greider brings exceptional research and leadership skills to campus.

Songs That Never End poster of a child and adult with a watery foreground

Professor’s documentary film about refugee family honored at Vienna International Festival

“Songs that Never End” is one of five finalists for best international documentary and can be viewed online through May 14.

Home is Here signs in crowd

DACA community braces for a Supreme Court ruling

Anxiety goes off the charts for the DACA community when the Supreme Court announces decisions. There are more humane ways to handle this, writes Regina Day Langhout.

Eric Perez in an office

Overcoming the ‘us vs. them’ mentality

A student-veteran helps at-risk teens overcome the gang culture mindset of hating ‘the other.’

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