Diversity

Aerial shot of a suburban neighborhood

Racial bias taints neighborhoods — and residents, research reveals

The health and well-being of residents is jeopardized by bias about where they live.

Alejandro Quiñones

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.

Carrie Mae Weems holds a notepad

How to develop your profound voice

Acclaimed artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems ’84 delivers a ‘great challenge’ to students across campus.

Soldier walks across a campus holding books

A life of service beyond the battlefield

Long after they exit the military, UC student veterans continue to live by the credo “leave no man behind.”

Viridiana Chabolla stands in a courtroom, smiles

Her dream? To call the US home

Viridiana Chabolla, DACA recipient and law student, felt defeated by the 2017 rescission of the program — until she joined the lawsuit challenging it.

Three UCLA students registering voters at a table

Students wage an all-out effort to get their classmates to vote

Oct. 22 is almost upon us — be sure to register to vote so you can have your say on Election Day, Nov. 6.

Marlen Ríos-Hernández sits on stairs

A Ph.D. in punk? Only at UC Riverside

Doctoral candidate Marlen Ríos-Hernández takes a scholarly approach to the mosh pit.

A man and a woman at a microphone

Why we think women sound shrill

Why do men seem to speak with more authority? Because we've engineered them to sound that way, says Tom McEnaney.

Students sitting at Janet Napolitano's Stockton visit

UC president to Stockton students: We want you

A visit from civic and UC leaders has Stockton students excited to achieve college.

Meet the new faces of UC

Discover what brought some of UC's 54,000 extraordinary freshmen and transfer students to their new homes this week.

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