Head Start makes a difference for disadvantaged kids

Children with little academic stimulation in the home stand to benefit most from the program.
child drinking green smoothie

UC creates recipes for healthier diets

UC researchers and educators across the state are encouraging children and their families to eat healthier diets.
Peace Corps volunteer

UC alums fill Peace Corps ranks

The University of California remains a perennial leader in sending alumni to international service.

UC campuses are best value

Princeton Review ranks eight UC campuses among its best values in public universities.
UCI students with Global Brigades

Foot soldiers in the war on poverty

Students who volunteer with Global Brigades work in the trenches – sometimes literally – to make the world a better place.

Stay here. Take classes there.

Cross-campus enrollment project makes it easier for UC undergrads to take online courses on other campuses.

Kennedy presidency: what was, what might have been

Fifty years after his assassination, scholars examine John Kennedy's accomplishments and the work he left undone.
Sikhs

Whirlwind tour of spirituality

Students, faculty and staff explore the world’s great faith — and non-faith — traditions.

Teen night owls likely to perform worse academically, emotionally

Teenagers who go to bed late during the school year are more prone to academic and emotional difficulties in the long run, compared to their earlier-to-bed counterparts.
UC San Diego Gallien

Fellowship program attracts diverse postdocs

New perspectives drive academic research in this extension of UC's President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

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