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Cracking the code on first-gen college student success

New approaches are boosting grades and student satisfaction rates.

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9 amazing UC spots to call home

From Hogwarts to Middle Earth to oceanfront luxury, UC's housing has character to spare.

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Only at UC: 10 life-changing opportunities for undergraduates

At the nation's leading public university, there's no need to wait to change the world.

UC Berkeley Obi

Abused as a puppy, UC Berkeley’s new police dog finds second life on campus

Canine Officer Obi, a 14-month-old Springer Spaniel, started work last month as a bomb-detecting dog.

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New Student Advisory Board will provide input on sexual violence prevention and response

A 19-student panel will bring forward its ideas on combatting assault and harrassment.

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UC first-generation faculty to students: You’ve got this and we’re here to help

Mentorship program connects students who are the first in the family to college with faculty who have walked in their shoes.

UC Irvine 50 million gallons

UC Irvine to save 50 million gallons in drinkable water annually

Once completed, the project will mark a 42 percent decrease in consumption in a decade.

UC love stories

Campus-crossed valentines

For Valentine’s Day, we found four real UC love stories that transcend individual campus bubbles.

UC system leads innovative student evaluation process

A new survey implemented system-wide emphasizes the multifaceted nature of student success.

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Why have the seabirds gone?

Warming waters and fishing pressure are driving nesting seabirds away from their ancestral breeding ground in the Gulf of California into northern harbors.

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