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‘True Original’ alumni return for UC Santa Cruz 2015 commencement ceremonies

May 29, 2015 Several distinguished alumni – all True Originals – will return to campus as UC Santa Cruz holds commencement ceremonies during this 50th anniversary year for 10 colleges, graduate division, and Baskin School of Engineering, Friday, June 12 though Sunday, June 14.

UC Santa Cruz receives gift to establish University Librarian Presidential Chair

May 29, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a $500,000 gift from The Helen and Will Webster Foundation, plus matching funds from the UC Regents, to establish a $1 million Richard L. Press University Librarian Presidential Chair.

Julie Guthman wins excellence award for research in food justice issues

May 29, 2015 Julie Guthman, UC Santa Cruz professor of social sciences, whose research looks at agricultural systems, food justice issues, and environmental health, has been selected to receive the 2015 Excellence in Research Award from the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society.

Possible rally on Monday, June 1

May 29, 2015 Campus lecturers have announced plans for a "Support UCSC Lecturers" picnic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a rally scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. This is an advisory to be prepared and to stay informed.

In Memoriam: Joseph F. Bunnett

May 29, 2015

UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden’s market cart produce stand opens June 2

May 28, 2015 Tuesday, June 2 is opening day for the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden's Market Cart at the corner of Bay and High streets at the base of the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Robert P. Kraft, eminent astronomer and former director of UC Observatories, dies at age 87

May 28, 2015 Kraft was a widely recognized researcher and a gifted administrator who helped guide astronomy into the modern era.

Accounting's Bob Shepherd wins state CPA society outstanding educator award

May 27, 2015 Robert Shepherd, former director of the economics accounting track at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2015 Outstanding Educator Award by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

Campus Election Results

May 26, 2015 The results of the Spring 2015 Campus Elections are now available at

Welcome to Retirement Event June 18th / Staff Appreciation Picnic May 28th / Thumbs Up Deadline June 1st

May 22, 2015 Dates for retirement event, staff appreciation picnic and thumbs up deadline.

Dance professor fights cultural amnesia with ‘Splinters in Our Ankles'

May 21, 2015 'Splinters in Our Ankles' is UC Santa Cruz theater arts professor Gerald Casel’s choreographic response to what he calls "the collective cultural amnesia" about the Philippine national dance.

UC Santa Cruz plans Center of Excellence in Data Science Research

May 21, 2015 The Data, Discovery, and Decisions (D3) center aims to foster collaboration between industry and academia.

Campus visit by U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights

May 21, 2015 The OCR staff will visit UC Santa Cruz on May 26-28 to talk with students directly about their experiences on campus related to sexual violence/harassment prevention and response.

Community Crime Bulletin — Car Burglary in North Remote Parking Lot

May 20, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the community's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a car shortly after 3 p.m. on May 20 in the north remote parking lot.

Center for Emerging Worlds hosts screenings of films on global Islam

May 18, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Center for Emerging Worlds presents two nights of film and video on the theme of global Islam, Friday and Saturday, May 29, 30 at the Film and Digital Media Department on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Community effort provides new 'gold standard' for genomic data analysis

May 18, 2015 UC Santa Cruz researchers contributed to a comprehensive assessment of methods for identifying mutations in cancer genomes.

Proposal to increase parking fees

May 18, 2015 For those who haven't yet submitted comments about the current proposal to increase UCSC parking fees, I'd like to remind you that the deadline for submittal is next Tuesday, May 26th.

Gifts from alum Sage Weil provide $3 million for open source research at UC Santa Cruz

May 18, 2015 Alumnus Sage Weil has established an endowed chair and provided an additional $2 million for research in open source software.

Undergraduate Education seeks part-time administrator: Cowell College Provost

May 18, 2015 The Division of Undergraduate Education is undertaking a search for a part-time faculty administrator

LASER talk to explore research in environmental art, recycling, ocean medicines, and film

May 15, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its final LASER talk of the academic year on campus this spring on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center.

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