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UC temporarily eases admissions requirements in response to educational disruptions

On late Tuesday, March 31, UC took a number of steps to help students and families navigate admissions, aid and more despite coronavirus.

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Free tools, teacher resources for distance learning in math

With many K-12 schools closed nationwide, teachers and students can now get free tools from STEM education experts.

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Overcoming the ‘us vs. them’ mentality

A student-veteran helps at-risk teens overcome the gang culture mindset of hating ‘the other.’

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UC Davis claims top world ranking in veterinary science

The 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject also ranked UC Davis second in the world and first in the nation in agriculture and forestry.

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A legal warrior for UC students: Q&A with attorney Rachel Ray

The UC Immigrant Legal Services Center has doubled its caseload with DACA under threat. Attorney Rachel Ray talks about how students can protect themselves.

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Taking a stand against prolonged sitting

Stretch breaks and more open classrooms could lower health risks for students and faculty.

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Surviving the era of unlimited distraction

A team of scientists is helping teenagers learn to calm and focus their minds.
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Spreading hope and healing for fragile X syndrome

Doctors offer families support in a region of the world just beginning to recognize let alone treat the condition.

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150 years of women at the University of California

UC Berkeley celebrates the 150th anniversary of the enrollment of women on campus.

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A teaching tool for a warming world

A new digital platform helps teachers in disciplines from psychology to literature incorporate climate change into their curricula.