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Application deadline approaching for Cowell College Provost position

Sep 4, 2015 As a reminder, the Division of Undergraduate Education is undertaking a search during 2015-16 for a part-time faculty administrator.

Tearing down the walls

Sep 4, 2015 Pioneering UC Santa Cruz professors and staff challenged convention and traditional academics. In the process, they helped reform American higher education.

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum marks 50th Anniversary with Sept. 20 Jubilee

Sep 3, 2015 The Arboretum will celebrate its first 50 years and raise funds for the future at the 50th Anniversary Jubilee.

New programs to mentor, recognize staff

Sep 2, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Staff Advisory Board is proud to announce two new programs to help staff members develop professionally and be recognized for their stellar work.

Dogs, cats, and big-wave surfers: Healthy heart lessons from animals and athletes

Sep 1, 2015 Heart rates of big-wave surfers are among the surprises from 30 years of studying exercise physiology in people and wild animals.

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.

New managing director brings business and scientific expertise to the Genomics Institute

Aug 26, 2015 Ravi Jain will oversee the institute's strategic planning, business development, and operations, among other responsibilities.

Global Food Initiative fellowships available – applications due Sept. 8

Aug 25, 2015 UC Santa Cruz undergraduate and graduate students interested in agroecology, student food access and security, experiential learning, and other topics related to UC Santa Cruz’s Global Food Initiative (GFI) work are invited to apply to become part of the 2015-16 GFI Fellowship Program.

Astronomer Claire Max appointed director of UC Observatories

Aug 24, 2015 UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed UC Santa Cruz astronomer Claire Max as director of UC Observatories.

Farm to label: How alumnus helped bring organic labeling policy to the nation

Aug 21, 2015 Mark Lipson, now a research associate at Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, was instrumental in standardizing organic farming in the U.S. Now back at UCSC, he continues the mission of institutionalizing public policy support for organic farming.

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.

Community Crime Bulletin: Man arrested for terrorist threats against campus

Aug 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz Police Officers arrested a 25-year-old Santa Cruz man in connection to an anonymous social media post that referenced creating explosives, homicide, suicide and a past university shooting.

'New Parent' chat will use social media to connect with new Slug families

Aug 20, 2015 Parents of incoming Banana Slugs will soon have a chance to ask candid questions and concerns with a group of campus experts without ever having to leave their homes, jump in their cars, or even turn off their home computers.

Seagate gift supports UC Santa Cruz research on genomic data storage

Aug 20, 2015 Donation includes 2.5 petabytes of storage for studying large-scale data storage challenges in genomics and other areas

Dickson Emeriti Professorship awarded to chemist Phil Crews

Aug 19, 2015 The Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorships recognize research, teaching, and public service by emeriti professors.

Cowell College dedicates new Coeleen Kiebert Sculpture Patio

Aug 18, 2015 The courtyard outside the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery at Cowell College was packed Friday evening with friends and admirers of distinguished artist, teacher and UC Santa Cruz alumna Coeleen Kiebert...

In Memoriam: Diane Lewis (1931-2015)

Aug 17, 2015 After fighting cancer since December, UC Santa Cruz Professor of Anthropology Emerita Diane Lewis died Thursday in her home surrounded by her daughter Raven Chaney and her grandchildren Kevin and Rosalie Chisolm.

Undergrads exhibit summer research projects at annual symposium

Aug 17, 2015 More than 80 undergraduate students presented their summer research projects at the 2015 Summer Research Symposium.

Enjoy the peak season of produce from the UC Santa Cruz Farm

Aug 14, 2015 With summer in full swing, it’s time to sign up for the UCSC Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and enjoy the peak season of organic produce from the UC Santa Cruz Farm.

Alumnus Cary Fukunaga and film undergrad win Princess Grace Awards

Aug 13, 2015 Emmy Award-winning UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Fukunaga and current Film and Digital Media undergraduate student Jeny Amaya have been honored with 2015 Princess Grace Awards.

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