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Unequal schools: the perpetuation of poverty

A researcher's own experience with learning disabilities led to devoting his research and writing to identifying inequalities in education and community-organizing for school reform.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Tom Torlakson

UC regent: Transfer pipeline is key to harnessing human potential

A chat with Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on how UC can work with community colleges to better serve transfer students and meet future workforce needs.

Obama Administration lauds UC's commitment to Latino student achievement

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics salutes transfer program, CalTeach among '150 Commitments to Action.'

State Sen. Kevin de León

School of Public Policy will equip future leaders to solve 21st century challenges

Senate president pro tem exhorts students to be creative and passionate in seeking solutions.

Napolitano: Public research universities are the engines of innovation

University of California President Janet Napolitano addressed the Association for Women in Science at the 2015 National Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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UC alumni fill Teach for America's 2015 ranks

Nearly 200 of Teach for America's current crop of teachers hail from UCLA, Berkeley, Santa Barbara and San Diego.

Founders of Cowell College, UC Santa Cruz

Tearing down the walls

Pioneering professors and staff at the fledgeling UC Santa Cruz campus challenged convention and traditional academics — helping to reform American higher education.

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Campus enters second decade poised for growth

UC’s newest campus approaches its 10th anniversary with record student enrollment, ambitious plans for expansion, and a spirit of determination.

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UC partnership with HBCUs gives students a taste of grad school

As universities nationally struggle to recruit more diverse students to their graduate programs, one innovative UC effort is having noteworthy results.

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UC San Diego participates in Coursera Global Skills Initiative

Qualcomm Institute and San Diego Supercomputer Center online courses have goal to advance access to job-relevant skills around the world.