Graduate students

UC Santa Barbara robot hero

The singing robot (and what it tells us about ourselves)

Hannah Wolfe wants to make us more comfortable with the robots that are increasingly part of our lives.

UC LEADS UC Santa Barbara

Leading the way to an advanced degree

Undergrads from across the UC system show their research chops at the 18th annual UC LEADS symposium.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

UC San Diego touch study

The amazing sensitivity of human touch

People can feel when surfaces differ by just a single layer of molecules, suggesting new avenues for touch technology.

Ed Lee San Francisco mayor

SF Mayor Ed Lee never forgot his Berkeley roots

The late Ed Lee worked alongside his graduate alma mater to tackle the challenges facing the city.

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.

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.

Elizabeth Villa UC San Diego

Women rising

Women scientists surpass men as leaders of the campus' biggest research grants.

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.

UCLA Ian Grady

Veterans gain vital legal aid through new UCLA Law clinic

Students help veterans gain access to benefits and address criminal justice issues.

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