Luis Mora UC Berkeley

His future uncertain, undocumented student Luis Mora knows he’s on the right path

Released from ICE custody last month, the political science major returned with a renewed sense of purpose.

Dreamers attend SOTU

UC Dreamers to Congress: We’re here to stay

Three UC Dreamers attend the State of the Union as guests to put a human face on one of the nation's most pressing issues.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

UC Irvine seminar

Battling bias

A freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance and encourage activism.

Marcus Shaw UC Merced

Former street kid fulfills educational promise with Ph.D.

Marcus Shaw turns his troubled past into an area of study and fuel for his own academic achievement.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

Umoja student group

Partnership with Umoja program helps community college students achieve, succeed at UC

Students from across the state find and nurture support networks for academic success.

Mexican origin family stress UC Davis

Stress and resilience among Mexican-origin families in California

New research hopes to improve the health of more than 40 percent of the state's population.

UC Riverside Veterans Center

UC Riverside celebrates grand opening of Veterans Resource Center

The center will help former and current soldiers build community and a network of support for one another.

UCLA writer's room

Lack of black TV showrunners, writers continues to perpetuate stereotypes

Ninety percent of showrunners are white and two-thirds of all TV shows lack even one black writer, Darnell Hunt finds.

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