Education

A tree, a camera and William Shakespeare

4 reasons the future will rely on humanities majors

As new technological and scientific advancements are made, humanists are needed at every turn.

Male student typing on computer from book

What makes college students tick?

Eight years ago, we learned students spend half as much time on homework as they did in the '60s. What will we learn this time?

Kris Perry near the sea

Gov. Newsom appoints alumna and famed plaintiff Kris Perry to key post

The nationally recognized advocate for children receives a key post in the new administration.

Graduates-to-be line up at the UCLA community school

Paving a path to college

UC's partner high schools try new approaches to make college a reality for historically underrepresented communities.

UC Riverside Robert Rosenthal

From Timothy Leary's office to the company of giants

How Robert Rosenthal brought behavioral psychology to the masses with “Pygmalion in the Classroom.”

Lit candles inside a California mission

Rethinking what we teach about California's missions

There are ghosts to be reckoned with in our state and its history, which an entirely new field aims to address.

Students walking on the UC Irvine campus

UC Irvine cited as a community college pipeline leader

A new report on the national goal of enrolling 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students by 2025.

Teen sleeping on a pillow

The one low-tech fix for teens' sleep problems

Sleep helps brains develop — no surprise. Unexpected was the importance of one aspect of where teens slept.

child raises hand in a classroom

Why so many U.S. students aren’t learning math

Sixty percent of community college students are not qualified to take a college math course.

How to study less and learn more

Ditch the highlighter. Stop re-reading over and over again. Quiz yourself instead. 

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