UCLA commencement

New UC grads share tales of triumph

As UC's newly minted grads look forward to embarking on a bright new chapter, we profile a few whose extraordinary grit and determination brought them to the place they are today.

President Napolitano and Santa Ana HS student

Napolitano brings college-going message to the halls of Santa Ana High

Inspiration and practical message shows students how to make attending UC a reality.
Ashley Fong, UC Grad Slam winner

UC Grad Slam winners score a home run for making research accessible

At systemwide research communications contest, graduate students captivate audiences while sticking to the mantra: Keep it simple.

Bill Drummond and San Quentin inmates

The prof and the cons

How Bill Drummond lost his faith in journalism — and reclaimed it behind bars, with inmates at San Quentin.
UC Riverside grad students Vicente Nunez and Jessica Diaz, along with graduate dean Joseph Childers, chatted with state Assemblyman Jose Medina about the nature of their research.

Grad students bring their 'secret sauce' to Sacramento

UC’s emerging scientists and scholars share innovation, expertise.

graduate students

UC grad students deliver solutions, startups

At advocacy day in Sacramento, students share research on a wide range of issues to highlight the benefits their work brings to the state.

Sama Ahmed, UCSF

UC Grad Slam tests scholars' communication skills

Contest challenges students to amaze and enlighten the public before the three-minute buzzer sounds.

teacher and high school students

UC goes statewide with its college road map for students

Program provides California public high school students with transcripts to help them plan and prepare for college.

The struggle to be first

First-gen university students may find themselves torn between college and home.
UCSD Gospel Choir

Singing their hearts out

UC San Diego Gospel Choir tops the charts among students.

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