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In Memoriam: Marge Frantz (1922-2015)

Nov 24, 2015 An inspiring and beloved teacher, skilled activist and generous friend, Marge Frantz died in Santa Cruz on October 16 at the age of 93.

Deadline today at 5 p.m. for open enrollment health plan changes

Nov 24, 2015 Today, Tuesday, Nov. 24, is the last day of Open Enrollment.

In support of social justice, committee seeks nominations for Tony Hill award

Nov 24, 2015 The award will be presented at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation in February. Nominations will be accepted until January 11.

Community Crime Bulletin - Kidnapping, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon

Nov 24, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is asking for assistance from witnesses and the community in identifying the suspects involved in the early morning kidnapping, robbery, assault, battery, and false imprisonment of UC Santa Cruz students.

Earth scientist Paul Koch elected 2015 AAAS Fellow

Nov 23, 2015 Koch, dean of physical and biological sciences, was honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

UC Santa Cruz ranked second for research influence in world university rankings

Nov 23, 2015 Published as part of the THE World University Rankings 2015-16, the analysis measured overall research influence based on the average number of citations per paper.

Building the UC Santa Cruz alumni community

Nov 23, 2015 With 100,000 alumni around the world, UC Santa Cruz is the hub of a powerful network that can connect recent graduates with established alumni.

Leadership change in the Arts Division

Nov 20, 2015 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Ladusaw, professor of linguistics, as interim dean of the Arts Division. The appointment is effective January 9, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Holiday Open House and 50th Anniversary Celebration

Nov 20, 2015 Chancellor George Blumenthal and his wife, Professor Kelly Weisberg, invite faculty, staff and friends to join together in a special holiday gathering on Tuesday, December 15, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Porter College Dining Hall.

Campus civility in the midst of turmoil

Nov 19, 2015 Let us make the conscious choice to seek common ground, to forge understanding, and to cultivate compassion.

Library signs lease with Cafe Brasil for Global Village Cafe

Nov 19, 2015 The menu will be based on Cafe Brasil's "Amazon Juices" concept in Capitola, which includes juices, smoothies, acai bowls, hot sandwiches, salads, and rice bowls.

Campus fills eight UC Presidential chairs in support of research mission

Nov 19, 2015 The eight new chairs - in everything from screenwriting to open-source software - bring the campus total to 30.

Faye Crosby wins Society of Justice Research Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 19, 2015 Psychology professor and Cowell College Provost Faye Crosby will receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society of Justice Research.

Youth Success Campaign: November 1-30

Nov 18, 2015 We are asking all UC Santa Cruz employees to use this season of giving to focus on Youth Success and support the following local organizations:

In Memoriam: Matthew Margulis

Nov 18, 2015 We write to you with sad news that Matthew Margulis, a member of the Kresge College community, died on Sunday, November 15th.

EPA recognizes dining’s waste reduction efforts

Nov 17, 2015 The campus achieved impressive source reduction of wasted food through a variety of approaches involving both staff and students.

UC Santa Cruz launches conservation scholars program to increase diversity

Nov 17, 2015 A UC Santa Cruz program to nurture a diverse cadre of environmental conservation leaders will receive $2 million over four years from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, joining four other universities in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program.

Slug Support seeks donations to benefit students in need

Nov 17, 2015 Slug Support, the new initiative program working under the Dean of Students Office, is seeking the help of faculty and staff at UCSC.

Reminder: Open Enrollment ends 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24

Nov 16, 2015 Open Enrollment ends in one week, on Tuesday November 24th at 5:00 p.m.

Community Crime Bulletin - Auto Thefts and Prowls in Parking Lots

Nov 14, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in obtaining leads or other information that may lead to the identification of those responsible for auto thefts and auto prowls/burglaries that occurred in campus parking lots this past week.

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