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Acclaimed game designer joins UC Santa Cruz art faculty

Oct 14, 2014 Award-winning game designer and producer Robin Hunicke will join the UC Santa Cruz faculty in January as Associate Professor of Art & Game Design.

UC Santa Cruz creates new Department of Computational Media

Oct 13, 2014 A new department builds on the success of the campus's pathbreaking programs in games and playable media

Computer scientist Charlie McDowell recognized as advocate for women in tech

Oct 10, 2014 McDowell and alumnus Jacob Martinez are featured on a list of "10 Men Making Waves for Women in Tech"

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.

Campus and Wells Fargo officials break ground for Coastal Biology building

Sep 25, 2014 A groundbreaking ceremony for the Coastal Biology building was held at the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus.

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

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