Education

Smoke stacks

A teaching tool for a warming world

A new digital platform helps teachers in disciplines from psychology to literature incorporate climate change into their curricula.

UC Riverside young woman student holds a vote sign next to the vote goat

Students: Flex your political power. It starts by registering to vote.

Younger voters could have a huge impact on the results in 2020 — but only if they register and vote.

Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli at computer

Brain scans could flag children’s future mental health problems

The findings could pave the way for earlier, more effective diagnoses of attention deficit disorder and more.

Three nursing team members on the streets near Civic Center

Nursing the streets

Students in the nursing program provide essential ‘bridge care’ to people experiencing homelessness.

Children raising their hands

Are students breathing good air?

A new study from Berkeley Lab/UC Davis finds many California classrooms don't have sufficient ventilation.

Kids run through an outdoor hallway

California students to get later school start, thanks to UC Berkeley alum

Two alums played a crucial role in the development of a new law that pushed back California school start times.

Student veterans hanging out at the resource center

Former Navy jet tech takes student veterans under her wing

UC San Diego’s Student Veterans Resource Center serves diverse military-connected students.

Woman writing on a board

10 tips for creating a meaningful second career

Looking for a career change? Reentering the workforce after taking time off? Here's how to navigate the process.

Rene Amel Peralta and sister at graduation

From a life in poverty to a career in medicine, thanks to DACA

UC Irvine alum Rene Amel Peralta wants to serve his community as a physician. That dream will be in jeopardy if the DACA program ends.

Tired student doing homework

Using stimulants to cram for exams ruins sleep and doesn't help test scores

Students looking to gain an academic edge by taking Adderall and other stimulants will find it backfires.

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