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Brand-new alumna is Scotland-bound

Cynthia Thickpenny
2010 history graduate Cynthia Thickpenny is only the second UCSC student to be honored with a Marshall Scholarship.

History major Cynthia Thickpenny recently won a Marshall Scholarship--one of the most prestigious awards that American undergraduates can receive--to study at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. [More]

Celebrating 45 years

As part of UCSC's 45th, we're rolling out profiles of 45 distinguished alums, along with five up-and-coming young alums, in a featured called 45+5. We've got 10 more to introduce you to. Click below to meet them ...


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Rainbow over Oakes

Over the rainbow: Student photographer Annie Wang captured this winning shot of a rainbow arcing above Oakes College to win the campus holiday photo contest. [More]

Michael Scherer

Scherer thing: Michael Scherer (Oakes, creative writing, '98), the White House correspondent for Time magazine, returned to campus to speak to students. [More]

Gifts given to the Student Volunteer Center

Season of giving: Students, staff, and faculty are continuing their longstanding tradition of giving to the less fortunate. [More]

Alumni basketball game

Hoop dreams: Who schooled who in the recent alumni vs. current men's basketball team game? Ahhh, youth! [See a photo gallery]


Career Slug

Yes we CAN: Interested UCSC alums can help current students and fellow alums network and learn about career options by joining CAN--Career Advice Network. [More]

UCSC In the news

Karen Tei Yamashita

Writing recognition: Stories about the winners of the 2010 National Book Awards in the Los Angeles Times and many other news outlets noted that literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita was a finalist. [More]

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