Education

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.

President Napolitano speaking to two students at Oakland Tech

President urges students to aim for college

University president spreads the message about access, affordability and college aspiration to Oakland students eyeing higher education.

Undergrad research opportunities address social issues

More than half of all UC undergrads work on research projects while at UC, an experience that can be transformative.
EAOP students sitting in classroom

Pre-college academy gives students a leg up

Summer programs throughout the UC system target future collegians in disadvantaged communities.
Teach for America recruits Javier Mendez, DJ Sellarole, Marlene Castro and Jesús Galindo

New grads head back to class

More Teach for America recruits hail from UC Berkeley than any other institution.

UC proposes plan to grow online curriculum

UC undergraduates would have dozens of new online courses to choose from over the next few years under an initiative proposed by UC leaders.
Georges Van Den Abbeele

New humanities dean brings eclectic background to the job

Georges Van Den Abbeele, a polyglot and digital champion with roots on two continents, truly is a citizen of the world.
James Nowick

Online chemistry lectures find worldwide audience

"Open Chemistry" opens the virtual lecture hall to anyone -- for free.
Lab coat with stethoscope

A prescription for increasing diversity

UC medical schools make progress in attracting underrepresented minority students.

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