Jennifer Ferguson advising a student

How peer pressure is helping get kids to college

UC advising corps taps recent grads to meet the state’s need for college counselors.

People waiting at Atutur Hospital

UC women empowering their communities

For Women's History Month, we spotlight just a few of the women who share their love of community with our community.

Ana Claire Mancia

Above and beyond: UC women challenging the status quo

You don't have to leave campus to make change — and these young students and alums prove it.

Susan Wojcicki speaking at a conference

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shares her tips and tricks

The alum and her husband, Google exec Dennis Troper, spoke with campus provost Marlene Tromp on the keys to their success.

Michelle Obama on stage at College Signing Day

UC and Michelle Obama to cheer on California’s college-bound students

UCLA will host huge College Signing Day celebration of college opportunity.

Jeff Mackie Mason UC Berkeley

Why UC split with publishing giant Elsevier

Universal open access to UC research and contained costs were important, unmet goals.

A tree, a camera and William Shakespeare

4 reasons the future will rely on humanities majors

As new technological and scientific advancements are made, humanists are needed at every turn.

Male student typing on computer from book

What makes college students tick?

Eight years ago, we learned students spend half as much time on homework as they did in the '60s. What will we learn this time?

Kris Perry near the sea

Gov. Newsom appoints alumna and famed plaintiff Kris Perry to key post

The nationally recognized advocate for children receives a key post in the new administration.

Graduates-to-be line up at the UCLA community school

Paving a path to college

UC's partner high schools try new approaches to make college a reality for historically underrepresented communities.