Terry Glenn and fellow students

Young, gifted and black: The next generation of researchers

For Black History Month, we highlight young researchers who are turning their work into a potent force for social justice and equity.

Graduates-to-be line up at the UCLA community school

Paving a path to college

UC's partner high schools try new approaches to make college a reality for historically underrepresented communities.

Courtney Baugh gaming

‘Most women don't use a mic’

Half of online gamers are women, but anti-woman abuse is rampant. Courtney Baugh has a solution.

Tina Sacks UC Berkeley

Why middle-class black women dread the doctor’s office

A new book by Tina Sacks tells the human stories behind racial biases in health care.

Paula Raffaelli in her car outside the Dilley detention facility for immigrants

Iceboxes and jail: Helping immigrant mothers and children held at the border

A week with UC Berkeley lawyer Paula Raffaelli, who volunteered to help detainees navigate the legal system.

A child looks at the camera from among a group of migrants

Coming to America

Historical context helps explain the urgency of present-day Central American migrations.

Students walking on the UC Irvine campus

UC Irvine cited as a community college pipeline leader

A new report on the national goal of enrolling 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025.

Child holding a juice box

Proposed changes to immigration laws would cost California jobs, harm public health

The state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits with changes to the ‘public charge’ test, a new report finds.

Aerial shot of a suburban neighborhood

Racial bias taints neighborhoods — and residents, research reveals

The health and well-being of residents is jeopardized by bias about where they live.

Alejandro Quiñones

Tiny desk, huge accomplishments – and his own bed

Undergrad Alejandro Quiñones is the first in his family to go to college — but already has his first author credit under his belt.