Diversity

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Veterans’ voices

UC Irvine is the nation’s only top research university to offer a certificate program to those who’ve served in the military.

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President Drake announces new Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name

A new presidential policy will ensure that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name at UC.

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Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male

The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report: Part Two suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.

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UC Davis to establish 4-year program for students with intellectual disabilities

The campus receives a $2.1M grant from the U.S. DOE to create a program that will be the first of its kind in California.

Tracey Osborne

Professor Tracey Osborne taking on complex, grand challenges in climate and social justice

All of our greatest challenges are connected, says Osborne, and solutions lie in the recognition of that fact.

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Black athletes and the fight for racial justice

UC Berkeley women’s basketball coach Charmin Smith reflects on recent professional sports strikes and how collegiate athletes can make a difference.

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Discovering an icon in plain sight

A history grad student’s research leads to the discovery of Black nurse Biddy Mason in Depression-era murals.

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End of affirmative action at UC hurt Black, Latinx students, study finds

More than 1,000 students per year were deterred from applying to the UC system — but most would have been admitted, the study says.

Frances E.W. Harper, Harriet Tubman and Hallie Quinn Brown

An incomplete victory

The 100th anniversary of women's right to vote is coming up — but not all women benefited.

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Legacy of Berkeley Law’s first Black female graduate lives on

Alumna Annie Coker is a little known, but important figure in history — the first Black woman in California to become a lawyer.

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