humanities in prison UC Santa Barbara

‘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.

UC LEADS UC Santa Barbara

Leading the way to an advanced degree

Undergrads from across the UC system show their research chops at the 18th annual UC LEADS symposium.

UC Santa Cruz moms science

Scientists are parents, too

Two UC academics have come up with guidelines to solve the conference-childcare conundrum.

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‘Black Panther’ success amplifies findings of UCLA’s Hollywood Diversity Report

A Hollywood myth says movies with racial diversity don't make money; this year's report tells a much different story.

Luis Mora UC Berkeley

His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path

Released from ICE custody last month, the political science major returned with a renewed sense of purpose.

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UC Dreamers to Congress: We’re here to stay

Three UC Dreamers attend the State of the Union as guests to put a human face on one of the nation's most pressing issues.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

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