Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo with her mother

A Cinderella story 16 years in the making

With her graduation from UC Davis med school, Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo realized a dream that once seemed impossible.

Oakland Promise scholars

Oakland Promise scholars bound for UC

More than 100 Oakland high schoolers will receive scholarships to study at a UC.

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Sign here

UC San Diego has a long history of researching and teaching American Sign Language.

Fulbright scholar Violet Barton

Mother and daughter become Fulbright scholars

Inspired by her daughter, Violet Barton applied to grad school, and now follows her to El Salvador on a Fulbright.

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New app tells hearing-impaired parents when and why their baby is crying

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain.

UC San Diego Bradford Young

‘Star Wars’ cinematographer talks race and Hollywood

How Academy Award nominee Bradford Young found his way as a black filmmaker.

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‘A space of freedom’

A unique correspondence course brings study of the humanities to incarcerated adults.

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Why it's so hard for doctors to understand your pain

Genetic makeup changes how we experience pain, making it difficult to figure out what each patient needs.

USCIS UC Riverside

Research links anti-immigrant prejudice to mortality risk

U.S.-born individuals of immigrant descent fare much worse than their foreign-born counterparts.

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Imagining a world without prisons

How activist icon Angela Davis continues to challenge us today.

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