flame retardant UCSF

Flame retardant exposure found to lower IQ in children

Largest review of research to date shows clear connection between PBDEs and decreased intelligence.

Linda Baretto UC Merced

Pioneering alumna embraces career in immigration law

Linda Barreto always wanted to become a lawyer, but an experience in college helped reinforce her career path.

UC Riverside first-generation faculty

‘First-gen faculty’ campaign highlights professors who are the first in their families to attend college

Eighty-eight professors have self-identifed as first-generation so far, as a new campaign takes off on campus.

Wai Wai Nu Berkeley Law

From political prisoner to international inspiration

Wai Wai Nu intends to use her Berkeley Law education to reform the government in her home country of Burma.

UCLA chai app

UCLA study helps Californians save electricity — and money — this summer

To participate in the study, download a free app, which transmits real-time updates to help you tweak your usage.

Ban the Box

UC is changing its hiring policy to remove barriers to opportunity

In 'banning the box,' UC makes a change to avoid discouraging qualified previously incarcerated job applicants.

UC Santa Barbara wind turbines

How to pass laws to fight climate change

Don't say climate change — 'renewable energy' is the phrase that gets things done, study finds.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals UC Merced

Immigration status has health implications for young Latinos, study shows

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) provides psychological benefits to undocumented youth.

UC Davis Article 26 backpack

A matter of rights

Professor helps refugees reclaim one of their basic human rights — an education.

UCLA student group

Students of all races feel safer in ethnically diverse middle schools, new report says

Groundbreaking study shows diversity's wide range of benefits in education.

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