Education

Frida writes in her notebook in front of a colorful wall

Want to ace your tests? Take notes by hand

Even a brand new laptop won't give you an edge over pen and paper.

Michelle Obama with Lena Waithe and Genesis Jackson

Michelle Obama, celebrities, cheer college-bound students for the journey ahead

Nearly 10,000 students packed UCLA's Pauley Pavilion May 1 for College Signing Day, a massive, nationwide celebration of committing to higher education.

Michelle Obama takes a selfie with a student on College Signing Day

These students are reaching higher — now it’s time to celebrate them

At College Signing Day on May 1, students will gain a powerful ally — and take a giant step toward their future.

Students slumped in a classroom

Anxiety ‘epidemic’ brewing on college campuses

Rates of worry have doubled since 2008, researchers find.

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell

UC professor, alum win Pulitzers for work grounded in black perspectives

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell earn one of the nation's highest honors in journalism, literature and music.

Baby girl and baby boy shoes next to each other

American parents (still) prefer boys — and it's hurting their daughters' test scores

Family bias can explain a non-trivial part of the observed gender disparities in math performance.

Jerry points at a window with names of colleges on it

Hugs, screams and tears of joy as thousands of high school students learn they're admitted to UC

The wait is over. Now for some of our fave celebrations.

Three people in a workshop circle

How to engage in difficult but respectful dialogue

‘3 Practices’ work especially well. A two-day workshop explored the technique.

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.

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