Education

Ross and Milton Hildebrand together at hospice

Honoring 102-year-old WWII vet, professor emeritus

UC Davis Hospice hosts a virtual ceremony honoring the life and heroics of 2nd Lt. Milton Hildebrand, now in their care.

Veteran with mask

How the pandemic demonstrates veterans’ resiliency

A timely Q&A with Tess Banko, Marine Corps veteran and executive director of the UCLA/VA Veteran Family Wellness Center.

Group of veterans with American flag

Veterans’ voices

UC Irvine is the nation’s only top research university to offer a certificate program to those who’ve served in the military.

Fred Moten

Meet UC’s 5 new MacArthur ‘genius’ award winners

Four UC alums and one faculty member will each receive a $625,000 unrestricted prize, or “genius grant,” as 2020 MacArthur fellows.

A teacher helping a student

UC Davis to establish 4-year program for students with intellectual disabilities

The campus receives a $2.1M grant from the U.S. DOE to create a program that will be the first of its kind in California.

Child taking classes on the computer

Learning resources for parents, students and educators as school gets back in session

Standards-based lessons that will remain useful long after life and learning have returned to normal.

Overhead shot of young student learning on a tablet

Race and class can color teachers’ digital expectations for their students — with white students getting more encouragement

While providing access to technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. Embracing all students’ digital interests as opportunities for learning can help.

Keanu Velasquez

As classes kick off, UC students and advisers share secrets to succeeding in an unprecedented year

Students are finding the silver lining and building community in new ways while staying at home.

Two students talking together

End of affirmative action at UC hurt Black, Latinx students, study finds

More than 1,000 students per year were deterred from applying to the UC system — but most would have been admitted, the study says.

Kids in a classroom in masks

How to reopen schools safely during COVID-19, according to pediatricians

UCSF doctors on what we know about COVID-19 in children, the safety precautions schools need to take, and the pros and cons of reopening schools.

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