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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.

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'Game of Thrones,' a class unto itself

UC Berkeley summer session course explores what show may be saying about democracy, climate change and corruption of the American Dream.

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Half of new UC students are first-generation college students

New data in UC's annual Accountability Report show the university’s widespread impact as an engine of social mobility, innovation.

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Declawing the ‘tiger mom’

Sociologists debunk idea that Asian American academic achievement is due to unique cultural traits or values.
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Partnership makes algebra accessible north and south of the border

Online bilingual instruction is aligned with Mexican school requirements and Common Core, to help teachers keep immigrant students on track with math learning

Minority children underrepresented in special ed

Findings contradict prior research, public perception, and federal legislation and policies.
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New UC grads share tales of triumph

As UC's newly minted grads look forward to embarking on a bright new chapter, we profile a few whose extraordinary grit and determination brought them to the place they are today.

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Napolitano brings college-going message to the halls of Santa Ana High

Inspiration and practical message shows students how to make attending UC a reality.
Ashley Fong, UC Grad Slam winner

UC Grad Slam winners score a home run for making research accessible

At systemwide research communications contest, graduate students captivate audiences while sticking to the mantra: Keep it simple.