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Art professor to screen film shortlisted for Oscar nomination

Nov 30, 2015 Last Day of Freedom, an award-winning animated short by UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones, will be screened on campus, December 3 at Kresge Town Hall.

Women's volleyball, soccer teams to compete in NCAA championship

Nov 10, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz women's volleyball and soccer teams are headed to the NCAA Division III championships.

CARE office provides confidential advocacy in cases of sexual violence

Nov 10, 2015 CARE is the advocacy office at UC Santa Cruz, providing support and resources for survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

Theater Arts collaborates with Tandy Beal & Company for ‘Nutz Re-Mixed’

Nov 6, 2015 Over 30 dancers and world circus artists will perform acts of comedy and outrageous skill in "Nutz Re-Mixed," running Nov. 20 to Dec. 6 at the Mainstage Theater.

Building Our Global Presence

Nov 5, 2015 I've just returned from an 11-day trip to China, where campus representatives and I met with U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus, as well as with academic leaders and students at Chinese colleges, universities, and high schools.

California’s poet laureate emeritus Al Young to read at annual Morton Marcus event

Nov 2, 2015 Award-winning American poet, novelist, and former UC Santa Cruz lecturer Al Young will be the featured guest at the sixth annual Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Reading.

Ruth Wilson Gilmore to speak at UC Santa Cruz on police and prisons

Oct 27, 2015 On Nov. 9, the UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies will present a free public lecture, “Organized Abandonment & Organized Violence: Devolution & the Police.”

Carmel International Film Festival to screen film professor’s new documentary

Oct 20, 2015 “'Daisy and Max' is not the film I had planned to make,” says UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of film and digital media Jennifer Maytorena Taylor...

Campus exceeds goal for water savings, seeks to do more

Oct 19, 2015 The campus and its efforts to save water were recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Arts Division to present ‘The Business of Entertainment’ panel of industry leaders

Oct 16, 2015 Six executives in the entertainment business--including several UC Santa Cruz alums--will share their knowledge with students and the community in a special Nov. 6 panel discussion at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz to present talks on global climate justice

Oct 9, 2015 The new Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz offers a place to consider the intersection of visual culture, politics, and the environment...

Fall 2015 Living Writers Series kicks off October 8

Oct 6, 2015 Each quarter, the Humanities Division’s Living Writers Series brings visiting authors and poets into UC Santa Cruz classes to give students an in-depth look into the world of the working writer.

UC launches Cool Campus Challenge in push toward carbon neutrality

Oct 6, 2015 The Cool Campus Challenge runs Oct. 6 through Dec. 10 and is open to all students, staff and faculty of the University of California.

Internationally acclaimed artist to lead evening of stargazing at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 1, 2015 Acclaimed artist Russell Crotty and the grad student-led Astronomy Club will present an evening of stargazing on the hillside above UC Santa Cruz’s Great Meadow on October 14.

Welcome to Fall Quarter

Oct 1, 2015 Welcome to Fall Quarter and to my new monthly newsletter. I plan to send it each month to share news, celebrate achievements, and give you a heads up on campus issues.

'U.S. News' visits UC Santa Cruz on a 'College Road Trip' in 'Best Colleges 2016'

Sep 30, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is featured in the “College Road Trip” section of U.S. News World Report’s “Best Colleges 2016” guidebook, which hits newsstands this week.

StoryCruz: Bittersweet moment

Sep 29, 2015 In our new audio stories project, Charles and Adrienne Coleman of Greenville, S.C., share their bittersweet feelings about dropping their son, Vernon, off for his freshman year at UC Santa Cruz.

New UC Presidential Chair to strengthen screenwriting program at UC Santa Cruz

Sep 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a gift from arts alumnus Ken Corday, plus funds from the UC Regents, to establish a new Kenneth R. Corday Family Presidential Chair in Writing for Television & Film.

51st entering class distinguished by academic achievement, diversity

Sep 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz welcomes approximately 3,600 freshmen, 1,150 transfer students, and 550 graduate students.

Wednesday Night Cinema Society kicks off new film series curated by grad students

Sep 23, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz weekly film series, Wednesday Night Cinema Society, is back this year, with films specially curated by grad students.

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