History

Chang and Eng Bunker UC Santa Barbara

A singular story

A new book reveals the extraordinary history of famous conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker.

Angela Davis Getty Images

Imagining a world without prisons

How activist icon Angela Davis continues to challenge us today.

Atacama UCSF

Once-mysterious ‘Atacama Skeleton’ illuminates genetics of bone disease

UCSF researchers sequence the genome of the ‘Atacama skeleton’ and discover new mutations.

UC's 150th

The University of California is born

The university began 150 years ago on a simple, but revolutionary idea: That college should be available to everyone.

UCSF microscope HIV

How UC faced down a global pandemic

UCLA and UCSF doctors fought HIV from its earliest beginnings. Now, they are beginning to speak of a cure.

Muir shelter

Uncovering the mystery of John Muir’s Sierra Nevada hut

A remarkable hike sent Doug Harnsberger on a quest to make the shelter become a National Historic Landmark.

Henry Kelly UCLA

Giving the devil his due

In a new book, biblical scholar Henry Kelly says the devil is not who you think he is.

Ralph Bunche hero image

Ralph Bunche: The peacemaker

How UC legend Ralph Bunche brokered peace.

150 UC

What it means to be boldly Californian

Look back on 150 years of amazing discoveries, students and visionaries that helped make UC what it is today in a new video.

1870 female students

UC celebrates 150 years of pioneering a better future

Reflecting on a century and a half of life at the world's most renowned public university.

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