Jerry Kang

Law professor named UCLA’s first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Jerry Kang draws praise for his commitment to fairness and his leadership skills.
Francisco Javier Mendieta Jimenez speaks with students

Shooting for the stars

Mexican Space Agency hopes partnership with UC Irvine will help develop program’s ‘human capital.’

Transcending borders through education

UC San Diego is one of several U.S. and Mexican institutions of higher education to launch the CaliBaja Consortium for Higher Education with the goal of becoming a leader in cross-border education by 2020.

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Girls of color face harsher school discipline than white peers

Girls of color are disproportionately impacted by school discipline policies and excluded from current efforts to address the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a new report co-authored by two UCLA law professors.
UC Santa Barbara

UC leads nation’s top universities in serving Latino students

UC Santa Barbara is the fourth UC campus designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution; it's the first AAU member to be so named.

Grant aims to increase faculty diversity

Riverside undergraduates will be able to take part in a research and mentoring program designed to increase diversity among faculty in American universities.

Growing diversity with a fast track to tenure

At 30, UC president's postdoc program has groomed dozens of the country's best emerging scientists and scholars for UC academic careers.

Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity

Many white Americans are becoming less enthusiastic about diversity and multiculturalism as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation.
Ana Maciel

Student helps establish center for fellow undocumented students

Junior Ana Maciel played a role in establishing the new AB540 and Undocumented Student Center to help others like herself through their obstacles to a university education.

male students, UC Riverside

UC Riverside joins other universities, foundations to improve student success rates

Funding from six foundations will help the University Innovation Alliance share programs around the nation.