Schools in U.S. growing more separate, still unequal

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, schools nationwide are becoming more segregated for African Americans and Latinos.

UC aims to better serve community college transfers

Proposals seek to simplify and strengthen the pathway through which one in three undergraduates get to UC.

JUGS young women, 1946

New book explores L.A.'s Nisei girls clubs

A UCLA historian explores the vast network of social clubs that helped Japanese-American girls navigate the prejudice and exclusion they faced in Los Angeles between 1920 and 1950.
Maritza Cardenas

Freshman thrives in research program

Public health program aimed at young women opened the door to undergraduate research and potential medical career.

Righting a legal wrong

Law students seek posthumous California Bar admission of Chinese lawyer who was denied license in 1890.
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.