Walnut Grove community, 1925

Rare documentary about early Japanese immigrants resurfaces

After 30 years, film about first-generation Issei in California reaches new audiences.
Eitaro Ishigaki

Bringing attention to overlooked artists

Art history professor is on a detective mission to find works produced by Asian-American artists from the early 20th century.
Nailah Seale and Daril Brown

Faculty inspire Howard grads to pursue Ph.D. at UC San Diego

Bioengineers were among first members of UC San Diego Howard Partnership for Graduate Student Success.

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.