Fulbright scholar Violet Barton

Mother and daughter become Fulbright scholars

Inspired by her daughter, Violet Barton applied to grad school, and now follows her to El Salvador on a Fulbright.

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6 tips for landing that first post-college job

How a UC education can help you forge a path in your new career.

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To support deported vets, Alfredo Figueroa ‘leads with his heart’

The Army vet and graduating senior will use a $25,000 prize to raise awareness about a community living in limbo.

UC Irvine fashionista Aditi Mayer

Aditi Mayer: The future of ethical fashion

The fourth-year undergrad leverages social media to shake up the fashion status quo.

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How students helped end apartheid

A small gesture of solidarity by students led to a national movement with far-reaching impact.

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UC students pay it forward for the next generation

UC Student Association members visit Washington to fight for policies that will expand access to college.

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UCLA study reports nearly 1 in 3 California kids have a sugary drink daily

The increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals.

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Research links anti-immigrant prejudice to mortality risk

U.S.-born individuals of immigrant descent fare much worse than their foreign-born counterparts.

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Imagining a world without prisons

How activist icon Angela Davis continues to challenge us today.

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Students join UC in advocating for the university

Undergrads are banding together to speak out on issues that affect higher education.

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