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Studying death in ancient Greece

Jul 16, 2014 Last year, UC Santa Cruz received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to undertake a summer institute investigating the history of mortality in ancient Greek culture...

Two UC Santa Cruz Earth scientists honored by American Geophysical Union

Jul 7, 2014 Gary Glatzmaier and Thorne Lay will receive AGU medals in recognition of their breakthrough achievements in Earth science.

Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas developed at UC Santa Cruz

Jun 10, 2014 The Entrepreneurship Showcase in Silicon Valley featured cash prizes, networking, and real-world business challenges for students.

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.

Wlad Godzich receives Dizikes Award for teaching in Humanities

Jun 6, 2014 Distinguished Professor of Literature Wlad Godzich was presented with the John Dizikes Faculty Teaching Award in Humanities.

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.

Corporate-sponsored projects give engineering students valuable experience

Jun 2, 2014 UCSC engineering students presented their corporate-sponsored senior design projects to mentors and faculty

8th annual screening of Soc Doc graduate films at Del Mar Theatre

May 29, 2014 UCSC presents the 8th annual exhibition of thesis films from the Film and Digital Media Department’s masters program in Social Documentation on June 11.

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 data storage researchers tackle practical problems

May 20, 2014 In the rapidly evolving field of data storage, UCSC has been a leading academic research center for more than a decade.

Awards recognize top presentations at Graduate Research Symposium

May 12, 2014 Graduate students from all divisions shared their research at the 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium.

UCSC engineer focuses on assistive technology for people with disabilities

May 8, 2014 Roberto Manduchi applies computer vision technology to develop products that address daily challenges faced by visually impaired people.

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

Leon Panetta touts 'real grit,' blasts congressional gridlock at Launch celebration

Apr 28, 2014 Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta fired up a crowd of 275 with shout-outs for ingenuity and “sheer grit" at Launch! A celebration of the UCSC student experience

UCSC grad students to showcase digital art with social impact

Apr 16, 2014 Eleven graduate students from UCSC's Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. Program (DANM) will conclude two years of artistic study with "Undercurrents"--an exhibition running on campus April 26 through May 4.

Coupon sharing app wins top prize in first UCSC hackathon

Apr 9, 2014 About 100 UCSC students turned out for HACK UCSC 2014, the first UCSC hackathon.

Genome scientist Melissa Cline honored for mentoring women in science

Mar 26, 2014 Melissa Cline, a project scientist for the Cancer Genomics Browser, will receive the 2014 Ellen Weaver Award for mentoring young women in science.

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 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

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