Education

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. 

Students sitting at Janet Napolitano's Stockton visit

UC president to Stockton students: We want you

A visit from civic and UC leaders has Stockton students excited to achieve college.

Meet the new faces of UC

Discover what brought some of UC's 54,000 extraordinary freshmen and transfer students to their new homes this week.

California's first ‘active learning’ building opens at UC Irvine

The rules of college are changing: Students may now be required to talk to each other, check their cellphones and trade notes. 

Margaret Atwood at UC Berkeley

‘Things can change a lot faster than you think,’ says Margaret Atwood, author of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’

The Canadian author discusses how her sci-fi vision has come to reflect incisively on our present and future.

4-H campers in a canoe

California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

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