Andrew Goldstein works in lab

New crusade for anti-bullying advocate

Story of the friendship between a stem cell scientist and a young athlete — and a message of encouragement for LGBT youth — is featured on ESPN.

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Campus enters second decade poised for growth

UC’s newest campus approaches its 10th anniversary with record student enrollment, ambitious plans for expansion, and a spirit of determination.

engineering student

UC partnership with HBCUs gives students a taste of grad school

As universities nationally struggle to recruit more diverse students to their graduate programs, one innovative UC effort is having noteworthy results.

Ensuring inclusive campus environments for LGBT students, faculty and staff

New measures address self-identification of orientation and identity, and gender-neutral facilities.
UCLA commencement

New UC grads share tales of triumph

As UC's newly minted grads look forward to embarking on a bright new chapter, we profile a few whose extraordinary grit and determination brought them to the place they are today.

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Breaking the 'bro' barrier

Tech companies are funding research to find strategies to recruit and retain women and minorities in computer science majors.
McNair Program students

Diverse undergraduates discover pathway to Ph.D.

McNair Program prepares underrepresented students for the rigors of graduate study.

Program targets next generation of physicians to advance Latino health

Prep Médico will provide scholarships, mentorship and internship opportunities, intensive language training and more, to expand diversity in medicine.
Haojun Li and Forrest Sam

Chinese students test the waters of free speech

More than 1,600 students from China are navigating the nuances of free speech at Berkeley.
Reza Aslan

Fear of Islam in America

Reza Aslan challenges the stigmas and stereotypes affecting Muslims and non-Muslims alike.