Education

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Why so many U.S. students aren’t learning math

Sixty percent of community college students are not qualified to take a college math course.

How to study less and learn more

Ditch the highlighter. Stop re-reading over and over again. Quiz yourself instead. 

Students sitting at Janet Napolitano's Stockton visit

UC president to Stockton students: We want you

A visit from civic and UC leaders has Stockton students excited to achieve college.

Meet the new faces of UC

Discover what brought some of UC's 54,000 extraordinary freshmen and transfer students to their new homes this week.

California's first ‘active learning’ building opens at UC Irvine

The rules of college are changing: Students may now be required to talk to each other, check their cellphones and trade notes. 

Margaret Atwood at UC Berkeley

‘Things can change a lot faster than you think,’ says Margaret Atwood, author of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’

The Canadian author discusses how her sci-fi vision has come to reflect incisively on our present and future.

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California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

Celebrating the 2018 Oakland Promise Scholars

UC President Janet Napolitano has awarded college scholarships to five UC-bound Oakland students.

First-gen students pose for picture in first-gen T-shirts

Cracking the code on first-gen college student success

New approaches are boosting grades and student satisfaction rates.

UC Berkeley bells from below

How UC is ringing out the summer

It's far from quiet in the summer months across the campuses of the University of California.

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