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Happy Lunar New Year

Reflections on the holiday and its global celebrations from scholars at UC Irvine.

Bruce Willis and cast of Armageddon walking in spacesuits

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).

President Michael V. Drake

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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Change is in the air

UC Santa Barbara joins group of 19 universities dedicated to a three-year effort to diversify faculty in STEM fields.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

Confronting pervasive segregation

New report on status of Black students urges incoming Biden administration to confront pervasive segregation.

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Another opportunity for DACA students

A federal ruling restores the program for undocumented students. Jennifer Nájera, associate professor and chair of Ethnic Studies, tells us why this matters.

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Are millennials really as ‘post-racial’ as we think?

Maybe not — at least when it comes to roommates, a UCLA sociology study suggests.

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UC Irvine-led study profiles undocumented students’ experiences in state public universities

A first-of-its-kind, multicampus report provides deep insights into successes and struggles in California.

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Honoring 102-year-old WWII vet, professor emeritus

UC Davis Hospice hosts a virtual ceremony honoring the life and heroics of 2nd Lt. Milton Hildebrand, now in their care.

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How the pandemic demonstrates veterans’ resiliency

A timely Q&A with Tess Banko, Marine Corps veteran and executive director of the UCLA/VA Veteran Family Wellness Center.