Education

UC Riverside storybooks

How storybook lessons impart scholastic success

Differences in children's literature in the U.S., Mexico and China may help explain academic performance.

1870 female students

UC celebrates 150 years of pioneering a better future

Reflecting on a century and a half of life at the world's most renowned public university.

MIA art museum Berkeley

New center aims to nourish your empathy — with art

Dacher Keltner helps launch the art world’s first ‘empathy center,’ using the power of art to induce compassion.

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.

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