Politics & public policy

UC Davis John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis highlights UC Davis School of Law commencement

The iconic civil rights leader delivered a rousing address on public service.

UC San Diego microbiome

UC San Diego key participant in White House National Microbiome Initiative

New effort to advance studies of microbial communities that live within and around us.


Decade after QB3’s first incubator, lawmaker wants to fund more UC innovation

Proposed bill would help support startup services at UCSF, other UC campuses.

UC San Diego climate change

How to talk about climate change so people will act

Want to motivate individuals to stop global warming? UC San Diego research points to a successful strategy.


Eliminating the HIV epidemic is possible, says UCLA

A new study shows that effective treatment of patients in Denmark has virtually contained the disease.

UCLA homeless veteran

Leading homeless veterans back into the mainstream of life

UCLA scientists are on a quest to discover the brain-based obstacles hindering vets even after they find homes.

UC Santa Cruz virtual reality

Experiencing the 6-by-9 world of solitary confinement

The Guardian's virtual reality project with a UC Santa Cruz professor puts viewers inside a concrete cell.

UCLA poverty health study

Inadequate financial savings tied to childhood health risks

UCLA study finds wealth is a greater predictor than income for obesity and illness in kids.

Tom K. Wong UC San Diego

From Riverside’s Casa Blanca to the White House

A UC San Diego professor discusses his journey from undocumented to White House policy adviser on immigration.

UCSF malaria

Malaria-free world possible within a generation, UCSF study says

More than 30 countries actively working to eliminate disease.