Education

UC Santa Cruz César E. Chávez

Honoring the legacy of César E. Chávez on campus

Legendary organizer inspired a legion of student activists, including those of farmworker families.

UCLA first generation professors

UCLA faculty who were first in their families to go to college mentor next generation

Professors help students overcome self-doubt to prosper in the world of higher education.

Zocalo Square Mexico City

UC President Napolitano to meet with Mexico’s government, education and business leaders

Visit to Mexico City aimed at reaffirming and strengthening UC’s ties with Mexico.

UC Riverside language learning

What does that sentence say?

Adult learners of a second language can process grammar much like a native, study shows.

Lynda UC Santa Barbara Venky Awards

Lynda.com co-founder honored

Former UCLA faculty member honored by UC Santa Barbara for online learning business, sold to LinkedIn for $1.5 B.

Grad School rankings

UC graduate schools ranked highly by U.S. News

In each discipline, all or nearly all UC programs were among the best in the nation.

Indexical

Feeding right-brain innovation

How the arts and humanities are driving entrepreneurial creativity.

Ethiopia UCLA Wendrich

UCLA archaeologist enlists community to help preserve cultural heritage in Ethiopia

Locals jump in to protect their ancient treasures.

UC Santa Cruz Klingon

From Klingon to Dothraki: Understanding invented languages

Students will explore why people make up new dialects.

Ala Qattawi UC Merced

First female auto engineering Ph.D. named emerging scholar

UC Merced pioneer recognized for her work in engineering education and mentorship.

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