Diversity

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.

Whetter baby UCLA

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.

humanities in prison UC Santa Barbara

‘A space of freedom’

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

Doctor with clipboard

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.

UCLA Black Panther

‘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.

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