UC Irvine seminar

Battling bias

A freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance and encourage activism.

Marcus Shaw UC Merced

Former street kid fulfills educational promise with Ph.D.

Marcus Shaw turns his troubled past into an area of study and fuel for his own academic achievement.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

Umoja student group

Partnership with Umoja program helps community college students achieve, succeed at UC

Students from across the state find and nurture support networks for academic success.

Mexican origin family stress UC Davis

Stress and resilience among Mexican-origin families in California

New research hopes to improve the health of more than 40 percent of the state's population.

UC Riverside Veterans Center

UC Riverside celebrates grand opening of Veterans Resource Center

The center will help former and current soldiers build community and a network of support for one another.

UCLA writer's room

Lack of black TV showrunners, writers continues to perpetuate stereotypes

Ninety percent of showrunners are white and two-thirds of all TV shows lack even one black writer, Darnell Hunt finds.

DACA students UC declarations

Aspirations on hold, UC students await court ruling on DACA

Scholars blazing trails in fields from law to science find their dreams may no longer be within reach.

obese man UC Riverside

Understudied racial minority groups show alarmingly high rates of obesity and diabetes

A new study highlights major health problems affecting historically ignored racial groups.

Femtech UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

Student-powered FEMTech runs workshops, provides tutoring, even builds robots — all to make women feel at home in STEM.

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