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Inaugural Fred Keeley Coastal Scholars learn by doing

Feb 4, 2016 Erica Ferrer (Cowell, ’16, marine biology) and Linda Pineda (College Eight, ’16, Earth sciences) are the inaugural recipients of the Fred Keeley Coastal Scholarship–a new program that supports hands-on summer research for UC Santa Cruz students interested in coastal sustainability.

Wells Fargo funds coastal sustainability fellowships and graduate program

Jan 26, 2016 $560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.

Active learning movement gains momentum

Jan 20, 2016 Classrooms across campus are seeing less lecturing and more student engagement.

UC Santa Cruz names Alexander Wolf new dean of Baskin School of Engineering

Jan 12, 2016 Currently a professor of computer science at Imperial College London, Wolf will begin his term as dean on July 1, 2016.

Chair of National Endowment for the Humanities to deliver 2016 Maitra Lecture

Jan 7, 2016 The Institute for Humanities Research will present the 15th annual Maitra Lecture, featuring alumnus William “Bro” Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, on Thursday, January 28.

UCSC hires game designer Erin Swink as creative director of master's program

Dec 16, 2015 Independent game developer Erin Robinson Swink will be creative director of the master's program in games and playable media

First-in-family student pursues game design

Dec 7, 2015 A freshman at UC Santa Cruz, Briana Sidney is the first in her family to attend college, and she's on the road to becoming a game designer.

UC Santa Cruz hosts international summer program on exoplanetary atmospheres

Dec 1, 2015 The 2016 Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics will focus on 'Exoplanetary Atmospheres.'

Biologist Susan Strome receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Nov 5, 2015 The annual award is the highest honor for faculty achievement in the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.

Physicist Sue Carter named Faculty Climate Action Champion for 2015-16

Oct 26, 2015 Carter plans to establish a campus sustainability lab to support student-led research and training.

A classroom without walls

Oct 7, 2015 Imagine studying California's richly diverse landscapes, from sea to Sierra, right in the thick of the actual habitat.

Gift funds new Presidential Chair for the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves

Sep 29, 2015 Endowment established by Helen and Will Webster Foundation broadens opportunities to use natural reserves as living labs and outdoor classrooms.

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.

New senate faculty members build campus strengths

Sep 24, 2015 From environmental sociology to game design, UC Santa Cruz professors are studying problems aimed at improving the world in which we live.

Long-running UC Santa Cruz program supports diversity in biomedical sciences

Sep 9, 2015 Renewal of NIH grant provides $4 million for program supporting underrepresented minority students in biomedical fields.

Gift to UC Santa Cruz funds new presidential chair for physics of information

Sep 8, 2015 Endowed chair established by Federico Faggin, a physicist who developed the first commercial microprocessor.

Dickens Project receives NEH grant for public outreach to schoolteachers

Aug 31, 2015 The Dickens Project at UC Santa Cruz has received a $119,417 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a four-week NEH Summer Seminar that will be held on campus in 2016.

UC Santa Cruz launches new legacy course on the Holocaust with Coursera

Aug 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has launched a new version of its free online course, "The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry," through the Coursera platform.

New Presidential Chair to support Dickens Project and Literature Studies at UC Santa Cruz

Jul 30, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a $500,000 gift, plus matching funds from the UC Regents, to establish a $1 million Jordan-Stern Presidential Chair for Dickens and Nineteenth-Century Studies.

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