After many years in community college where she took classes in between acting gigs, Ruth finally transferred to UCLA and achieved her dream of earning her B.A. in English Literature with an emphasis in creative writing. In 2016, she graduated summa cum laude and with departmental Highest Honors.
Ms. Livier is continuing her education at UCLA, where she is currently a doctoral candidate in Information Studies. Her research is at the intersection of digital technologies, Latinx communities, media, and social justice.