Graduate students

UCLA Match Day 2016

Thrills, tears and jubilation mark Match Day

Years of medical school build up to this one moment - when students across the country tear open their envelopes and learn where they will train as resident physicians for the next three to five years.

Grad Slam Berkeley 2015

Grad Slam brings TED style to UC Berkeley grad students’ research

You can watch ten finalists face off live on March 28 for the chance to compete in the UC-wide competition.

UCLA robot Darwin


Robots operating out of a UCLA engineering lab can function on a soccer field and a leaking nuclear power plant.

UC Merced McKuin

Is fishing truly sustainable?

A UC Merced graduate student finds the industry may have a bigger impact on the climate than previously thought.

UC Santa Cruz Andrea Steves

Grad students make the case for why their research matters

Meeting with lawmakers in Sacramento today, UC master's and doctoral students present audacious ideas for addressing challenges in California and beyond.

UC Santa Barbara coral

Give and take

UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate how nutrient pollution can disrupt important ecological relationships.

UCSF Grad Slam finalists

UC San Francisco Grad Slam 2016 winner driven by research in sobering center

Graduate student will present her research, TED-talks style, at systemwide competition among the campuses this spring.

UC Santa Barbara empathy study

Caring, not just understanding, makes for a responsive partner

Pyschologists at UC Santa Barbara find that cognitive empathy alone is not enough when it comes to providing support in relationships.

Can lasers make the internet faster?

Lasers could make the Internet faster – and cleaner

Tiny lasers could overcome the current speed limits on the Internet and lower the information revolution's carbon footprint, UC San Diego researchers say.

UCLA Grad Slam winner Gary Li

Engineer wins 2016 UCLA Grad Slam to move onto UC-wide finals

Graduate student will represent the campus at systemwide competition of three-minute, TED-talks style presentations of research.