Marcus Shaw UC Merced

Former street kid fulfills educational promise with Ph.D.

Marcus Shaw turns his troubled past into an area of study and fuel for his own academic achievement.

UC Merced economy

Campus’s economic impact on state nears $3 billion

The significant boost includes more than $1.6 billion to the San Joaquin Valley.

The evolutionary advantage of the teenage brain

Research is showing that the behaviors of teenagers aren’t just there to annoy parents, they serve a real evolutionary purpose.

How tax reform could price students out of graduate school

Provisions in tax proposals making their way through Congress could cost students thousands of dollars a year.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

Umoja student group

Partnership with Umoja program helps community college students achieve, succeed at UC

Students from across the state find and nurture support networks for academic success.

UC San Diego homeless awareness

Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week empowers students to help needy

The nationwide event inspires students to embrace public service here at home.

free speech fellows program

UC seeks applicants for its Free Speech Fellowship Program

Fellows selected by the National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement will lead the way on issues related to the First Amendment.

UC Riverside Veterans Center

UC Riverside celebrates grand opening of Veterans Resource Center

The center will help former and current soldiers build community and a network of support for one another.

Femtech UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s first campuswide tech club for women

Student-powered FEMTech runs workshops, provides tutoring, even builds robots — all to make women feel at home in STEM.

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