Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be diagnosed with and treated for disabilities than white children with similar academic achievements, behaviors and economic resources, according to new research co-authored by George Farkas, professor of education at UC Irvine.
UCI gets $1.25 million NASA grant to create research opportunities for Cal State L.A. minority students
NASA has awarded UCI $1.25 million as part of a new $5 million center at Cal State Los Angeles for STEM education, with an emphasis on minority students in areas such as climate change, hydrology, computational physics and data science.
Three first-year undergraduates reflect on why they became Anteaters
Dr. Robert Bristow finds disparities in access to the top-quality care that boosts survival.
While their peers party on, some UCI students spend spring vacation working on various service projects, from planting a garden at a Native American reservation in San Diego County to putting the shine on the Golden Gate national park in San Francisco.
Kika Friend helps prepare students in UCI’s California Alliance Minority Participation program for careers in math and science.