Diversity

Sequoia Thompson UCLA

Bus driver turned UCLA graduate steers life in new direction

Sequoia Thompson follows her dream of becoming a clinical psychologist and working with queer black youth.

Lucero Camarena UC San Diego

Speak your truth

Transgender grad Lucero Camarena will bring a message of authenticity to the commencement stage.

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Think you know your LGBTQ history? Take our quiz

Celebrate the incredible legacy of a trailblazing UC community.

Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo with her mother

A Cinderella story 16 years in the making

With her graduation from UC Davis med school, Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo realized a dream that once seemed impossible.

Oakland Promise scholars

Oakland Promise scholars bound for UC

More than 100 Oakland high schoolers will receive scholarships to study at a UC.

performer Wink man signs ASL

Sign here

UC San Diego has a long history of researching and teaching American Sign Language.

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.

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