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Graduate applications, enrollment increase at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 7, 2014 Graduate student enrollment at UC Santa Cruz is projected to top 1,625 for fall 2014, about 9 percent of total enrollment, indicating continued strong interest in the academic programs offered.

Educational Partnership Center lands $3.27 million grant to help students achieve college

Oct 2, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Educational Partnership Center has been awarded a $3.27 million federal grant over seven years to help prepare middle and high school students in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District for college.

Move-In 2014, a photographic journey

Sep 29, 2014 Move-in is always a time of mixed emotions: anticipation, joy, excitement, and even nervousness for students. A series of photographs captures some of the scenes.

UC Santa Cruz welcomes diverse, academically advanced class for fall 2014

Sep 24, 2014 UC Santa Cruz students begin moving into university housing Wednesday, September 24, in anticipation of fall quarter for the 2014-15 academic year. "Move-in" for students living on campus will continue Friday through Sunday, September 28.

UC Santa Cruz film professor’s original animation to debut on PBS.org

Sep 12, 2014 John Jota Leaños's unconventional short film uses humor, hip hop, and comic book style animation to tell a fascinating story of revolt in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

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 and in the top 50 in the U.S., 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.

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