Diversity

G. Cristina Mora

I say Hispanic. You say Latino. How did the whole thing start?

Sociologist traces the commercial, political and cultural interests that colluded in the 1970s to create a national Hispanic identity.
Asst. professor Jenny Yang with student

Stamping out STEM stereotypes

History of commitment to gender equity in science, technology, engineering and math is showing up in increased numbers of female faculty.
Douglas Haynes

‘Downton Abbey’ and diversity

Professor, administrator is a scholar of British history, fan of the TV series and award-winning champion of equity in faculty hiring
bar graph showing that 40% of UC students come from low-income households, in comparison with other selective public, private, and ivy league schools, which each enroll less than 24% low-income students

How UC serves low-income students

UC educates more low-income and first-generation college-going students than any other top caliber research university.
Irma Ortiz

One student’s rise to the top

First-generation collegian seizes opportunities to move into graduate research in agriculture.
President Obama and students

UC leaders join President Obama at higher ed summit

President Napolitano, chancellors from Berkeley, Merced and San Diego join university leaders from across the nation to brainstorm ways how higher education can better serve less-advantaged students.
UC San Diego Gallien

Fellowship program attracts diverse postdocs

New perspectives drive academic research in this extension of UC's President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

President Napolitano speaking to two students at Oakland Tech

President urges students to aim for college

University president spreads the message about access, affordability and college aspiration to Oakland students eyeing higher education.
Lab coat with stethoscope

A prescription for increasing diversity

UC medical schools make progress in attracting underrepresented minority students.
Meng So

A campus voice for the undocumented

Meng So's life experiences inform his work as UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program coordinator, the only position of its kind at any university in the country.

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