Gary May UC Davis

New UC Davis Chancellor Gary May boldly takes charge

The campus's seventh leader plans to reach truly ambitious goals, on a local and national scale.

Rios Oxnard

‘The At-Promise population’

Victor Rios develops a uniquely personal enrichment program for underserved students.

Linda Baretto UC Merced

Pioneering alumna embraces career in immigration law

Linda Barreto always wanted to become a lawyer, but an experience in college helped reinforce her career path.

UC Riverside first-generation faculty

‘First-gen faculty’ campaign highlights professors who are the first in their families to attend college

Eighty-eight professors have self-identifed as first-generation so far, as a new campaign takes off on campus.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals UC Merced

Immigration status has health implications for young Latinos, study shows

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) provides psychological benefits to undocumented youth.

UCLA student group

Students of all races feel safer in ethnically diverse middle schools, new report says

Groundbreaking study shows diversity's wide range of benefits in education.

UC Irvine first-generation grad

First-generation students the majority of Class of 2017

Over 7,500 graduates will participate in commencement ceremonies this month.
Gabriela Danielle Abraham UCLA

Mother and daughter set to graduate together from UCLA

Gabriela and Danielle Abraham will be the first in their family to receive four-year degrees.

UC Riverside Mellon Mays

UC Riverside’s first student cohort of Mellon Mays fellows to graduate

Program helps diversify faculty and research by mentoring undergrads.

UC Santa Cruz first generation

UC Santa Cruz to launch first-generation faculty campaign

College access must expand beyond the elite in order to reach the country's potential, remarks campus leader.

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