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UC Santa Cruz moves up in Shanghai ranking of world universities

Aug 19, 2014 UC Santa Cruz is ranked 93 among the world's best universities, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published by a Shanghai education-consulting firm.

UCSC to offer new B.A. degree in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Jun 6, 2014 Beginning this fall, students at UC Santa Cruz can now declare a major in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), leading to a new bachelor of arts degree.

Huffman Prize winner approaches bioengineering with an artist's eye

Jun 4, 2014 Payam Yousefi, who graduates in June with a B.S. in bioengineering and a minor in bioinformatics, is the 2014 Huffman Prize winner.

Congrats, Class of 2014!

May 29, 2014 Ideally, we'd profile every one of UCSC's talented, passionate, and determined graduates--but the three students featured here serve as excellent representatives of the Class of 2014.

UCSC receives major grant to revamp introductory science courses

May 29, 2014 A $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute supports efforts to increase the number of students earning science degrees

UCSC grad student to promote short film at Cannes Film Festival

May 13, 2014 UC Santa Cruz graduate student Rolando Vargas is heading to France this week for the screening of his documentary film, "Walking Kids of Choco," at the 67h annual Cannes Film Festival.

Thorne Lay honored by Seismological Society of America

May 6, 2014 Harry Fielding Reid Medal is the second major honor in one week for Lay, who was just elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Two UCSC professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Apr 29, 2014 Ecologist James Estes and seismologist Thorne Lay have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Alumna Kathryn Sullivan on Time's '100 Most Influential People' list

Apr 25, 2014 UCSC alumna Kathryn Sullivan is featured on Time magazine's 2014 list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World."

President Obama nominates UCSC alumnus as NEH chair

Apr 11, 2014 President Obama announced today his intent to nominate UC Santa Cruz alumnus Dr. William “Bro” Adams as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

UC Santa Cruz ranked among top schools for game design

Mar 11, 2014 The game design programs at UCSC were named among the top programs in the country by the Princeton Review.

UCSC alumna Kathryn Sullivan confirmed as NOAA administrator

Mar 7, 2014 The U.S. Senate has confirmed UCSC alumna Kathryn Sullivan as under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere.

UCSC students shine at CAMP Statewide Symposium

Feb 27, 2014 Five UC Santa Cruz undergraduates received awards for their research presentations at the 2014 CAMP symposium

UCSC engineering students find inspiration in eBay scholarship program

Feb 21, 2014 A team of engineering students has developed promising new approaches for doing online shopping from mobile devices

UCSC ranked second for research influence in world university rankings

Feb 4, 2014 In an analysis of the world's top universities, UCSC ranked second in research influence.

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