Education

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

teens online relationships UC Irvine

Teens’ online friendships just as meaningful as face-to-face ones

Digital communication can even provide more benefits but also carries more risks.

Violet Salazar UCLA

First-generation college students get a place of their own at UCLA

The First To Go community provides support for students new to the college world.

UCLA campus shot

UC President Napolitano reaffirms university policies on sexual harassment and violence

UC's systemwide policies and procedures remain in full effect despite changes in Title IX guidance at the federal level.

UC Davis Carolyn Thomas

UC first-generation faculty to students: You’ve got this and we’re here to help

Mentorship program connects students who are the first in the family to college with faculty who have walked in their shoes.

UC Merced enrollment

Record-breaking class pushes UC Merced enrollment near 8,000

The young campus is now the fastest-growing university in the nation.

UC Berkeley undoc and unafraid rally

Undocumented programs offer students a lifeline in an uncertain era

Support services established across all UC campuses are offering critical resources.

UC Berkeley Bunge

More education linked to better cognitive functioning later in life

Higher levels of education may help stave off age-related cognitive decline, researchers find.

UC Irvine first-gen

... got the T-shirt

Professor (and alum) Glenda Flores wants her first-generation students to know that she’s been there and done that.

UC Berkeley roommates

A ‘fast friendship’ that took 16 years — and admission to Berkeley — to happen

Two freshmen realize they have a connection that goes back a generation.

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