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.

UC Irvine Estrada

From first-generation to Fulbright

Daniela Estrada reflects UC Irvine’s commitment to the success of first-generation Latino students.

UC Irvine HSI

UC Irvine named a Hispanic-serving institution

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent, surpassing Department of Education benchmarks.

Precollege Scholars

How UC gives high potential students a boost

The Pre-College Scholars program is reaching out to students across the state to help them achieve UC.

UC Riverside visit

UC President Janet Napolitano meets with Riverside leaders, alumni

Campus strives to make an impact on regional, national and global economies based on its accessibility.

Taj Ahmad Eldridge UC Riverside

The startup champion of Riverside

Taj Ahmad Eldridge recruited to lead the ExCITE Accelerator at UC Riverside.

UCSF female doctor

4 out of 5 physician moms report discrimination, much of it based on motherhood

Longer paid maternity leaves, backup child care and lactation support are recommended in a new study.

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