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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.

Summertime, and the research is happening

Jul 30, 2015 Transfer student Guinevere Ashley, who is working this summer in a campus lab, has found meaning and purpose in biomedical sciences research.

Sad news about the loss of a dear friend

Jul 30, 2015 Chancellor Blumenthal shares news of the death of Karen Sinsheimer, wife of Chancellor Emeritus Robert Sinsheimer.

2015-16 Salary Increase Program

Jul 29, 2015 At the direction of President Janet Napolitano, UC Santa Cruz is making plans to implement a systemwide salary increase program for non-represented staff for fiscal year 2015-16.

Year-long UC Santa Cruz seminar to examine global migration and non-citizenship

Jul 28, 2015 The phenomena of global migration, disenfranchisement, and hardships of living in territories while not holding traditional citizenship will be examined in a year-long seminar conceived by five UC Santa Cruz professors and funded with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

A loss that touches us all

Jul 28, 2015 With many in the community, we are grieving the tragic death of Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, the 8-year-old girl whose disappearance Sunday prompted a tremendous outpouring of concern.

Courtesy notice regarding annual systemwide payroll disclosure

Jul 28, 2015 As part of the university’s commitment to being transparent and publicly accountable for its conduct, including the way it compensates its faculty and staff, UC is conducting its annual disclosure of systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2014. This disclosure parallels last year’s payroll disclosure and is consistent with similar practices at many other public institutions.

Surfing the web of life

Jul 27, 2015 UC Santa Cruz faculty members who ride the waves say the sport is beautiful and spiritual—and allows their minds the space to wander.

University approves updated Non-research Animal Policy

Jul 24, 2015 The updated policy aligns the Coastal Science Campus with the restriction on domestic animals at the main campus. The policy exempts service animals, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

NOAA scholarship supports graduate student's elephant seal research

Jul 24, 2015 Grad student Sarah Kienle is one of four students nationwide selected by NOAA to receive a 2015 Nancy Foster Scholarship.

Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) – Call for Applications

Jul 24, 2015 Staff Human Resources is pleased to announce recruitment for the Fall 2015 Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP).

Warhol Foundation grant goes to Institute of the Arts and Sciences project

Jul 23, 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded a $30,000 grant to support an innovative artist residency and exhibition developed by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UC Santa Cruz and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose--in collaboration with the UC Lick Observatory.

Humanities Dean Tyler Stovall named president-elect of American Historical Association

Jul 23, 2015 Humanities Dean Tyler Stovall has been chosen as president-elect of the American Historical Association, the largest professional organization in the U.S. devoted to the study and promotion of history.

In Memoriam: Robert A. Ludwig (1948-2015)

Jul 23, 2015

Study identifies ways to reduce flood risk while protecting natural habitat

Jul 23, 2015 Scientists from UC Santa Cruz and The Nature Conservancy release a timely report as forecasts indicate El Niño could bring dangerous flooding to California.

Keck Foundation awards UC Santa Cruz $2 million for human genome variation project

Jul 22, 2015 The Human Genome Variation Map being developed by the UCSC Genomics Institute will be a valuable new resource for medical researchers.

Power outage early a.m. July 22

Jul 22, 2015 Last night there were two power outages (one from approximately 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. and a second from 3:15 a.m. to 4 a.m.) that impacted the whole campus except for Family Student Housing and Lower Campus.

Aug. 15 — PG&E testing natural gas pipeline

Jul 22, 2015 PG&E, which provides natural gas to UC Santa Cruz, will be testing its main pipeline through Santa Cruz County beginning Aug. 15. In order to do this testing, PG&E will be reducing the gas supply to its customers served by this pipeline.

Alumna Priya Ganguli wins GSA Outstanding Woman in Science Award

Jul 22, 2015 The Geological Society of America will award the 2015 Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award to Ganguli, who earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth sciences at UC Santa Cruz.

Gift to UC Santa Cruz funds new chair in water resources and food sustainability

Jul 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received $500,000 from the Helen and Will Webster Foundation that with matching funds from UC Regents has established the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability.

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