Children more likely to succeed academically if parents believe they're college bound

Study shows that children’s readiness for kindergarten is influenced not only by whether they attend preschool, but also by their families’ behaviors, attitudes and values.

UC takes aim at reducing the time to earn a degree

Campuses are evaluating undergraduate degree requirements and increasing participation in summer session to help more students finish in four years.

Two UC online degree programs ranked first by U.S. News

Graduate criminal justice program at UC Irvine and UCLA's master's in engineering rated in best their categories by magazine.

Food luminaries to light up spring semester

The Berkeley Food Institute is drawing Mark Bittman and other food and agriculture experts from across the country to address challenges and find solutions to problems in the food sector.
Students in NRS Field Quarter Program

Systemwide program immerses students in the natural world

UC Natural Reserve System's Field Quarter Program offers extended, up-close observation of California habitats and opportunities for hands-on research.

High-poverty schools fall short on learning time, too

Teachers lose more instructional time due to poor access to libraries, technology and qualified substitute teachers than do their counterparts at more affluent schools.
students with laptops

Moving beyond 'bricks versus clicks'

Tech summit draws UC and industry leaders to explore applications that build on the things that make college great.

UC to host technology summit

Summit will convene educators and industry experts around enhancing the student experience.
tiger and girl playing piano

Hold on, Tiger Mom

Research refutes the idea that the traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing, advocated for in the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," is superior.
male students, UC Riverside

UC Riverside joins other universities, foundations to improve student success rates

Funding from six foundations will help the University Innovation Alliance share programs around the nation.

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