Education

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell

UC professor, alum win Pulitzers for work grounded in black perspectives

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell earn one of the nation's highest honors in journalism, literature and music.

Baby girl and baby boy shoes next to each other

American parents (still) prefer boys — and it's hurting their daughters' test scores

Family bias can explain a non-trivial part of the observed gender disparities in math performance.

Jerry points at a window with names of colleges on it

Hugs, screams and tears of joy as thousands of high school students learn they're admitted to UC

The wait is over. Now for some of our fave celebrations.

Three people in a workshop circle

How to engage in difficult but respectful dialogue

‘3 Practices’ work especially well. A two-day workshop explored the technique.

Jennifer Ferguson advising a student

How peer pressure is helping get kids to college

UC advising corps taps recent grads to meet the state’s need for college counselors.

People waiting at Atutur Hospital

UC women empowering their communities

For Women's History Month, we spotlight just a few of the women who share their love of community with our community.

Ana Claire Mancia

Above and beyond: UC women challenging the status quo

You don't have to leave campus to make change — and these young students and alums prove it.

Susan Wojcicki speaking at a conference

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shares her tips and tricks

The alum and her husband, Google exec Dennis Troper, spoke with campus provost Marlene Tromp on the keys to their success.

Michelle Obama on stage at College Signing Day

UC and Michelle Obama to cheer on California’s college-bound students

UCLA will host huge College Signing Day celebration of college opportunity.

Jeff Mackie Mason UC Berkeley

Why UC split with publishing giant Elsevier

Universal open access to UC research and contained costs were important, unmet goals.

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