It was as if the government was acting like a child: ‘I want, I want, I want.’ And the indigenous people were just watching like worried parents without having any control over them.

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, distinguished professor of creative writing, expressing that she considers her poem “America, I Sing You Back” to be an extension of two famous poems about the identity of America: Walt Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” and Langston Hughes’ “I, Too


America as a whole will engage this in a long protracted battle for at least the next 20 years.

Loren Collingwood, assistant professor of political science, on President-Elect Donald Trump


I used the incident as a point of departure to explore this relationship between the African-American community and the police.

Rickerby Hinds, professor of playwrighting, on 'Dreamscape,' a play nominated for 6 NAACP awards as of November 2016


(The paper) highlights a truly fundamental difference in how they categorize biodiversity, such that their numbers and ours can differ by more than an order of magnitude.That's a really astonishing scale of difference. It's like we're looking at different planets.

Doug Yanega, entomologist, on new DNA barcoding methods


Our work creates new opportunities for tuning thermal and electronic properties of semiconductor materials.

Alexander Balandin, distinguished professor of electrical and computing engineering and UC presidential chair professor, on new research to dissipate heat in electronic devices


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