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New 3rd edition of 'Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening' now available

Mar 4, 2015 Drawing on nearly 50 years of experience, "Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors, 3rd Edition" addresses practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in agriculture.

Planned Protest Action March 5th

Mar 4, 2015 There is a possibility that access to the main campus may be impeded on Thursday, March 5th due to student protests. We offer the following guidance to help campus employees plan in advance.

Possible Protest Action on Thursday

Mar 4, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is anticipating potential protest activities and a student walkout tomorrow as part of the "96 Hours of Action." This is an advisory to be prepared and to stay informed.

Demonstrations and respect for the rights of others

Mar 3, 2015 We are upset by reports today that UC Santa Cruz students were apparently involved in demonstrations that obstructed traffic on local highways and streets for several hours, impacting countless members of our community.

Native habitat restoration begins with herbicide application

Mar 2, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves and UC Santa Cruz Grounds Services will conduct herbicide applications at Younger Lagoon Reserve beginning Monday, March 9, 2015 (weather permitting). This herbicide application is intended to reduce non-native invasive plant cover in advance of native habitat restoration plantings.

Astrophysicist Ken Chen wins award for high impact scientific achievement

Mar 2, 2015 Postdoctoral researcher Ken Chen was honored in the early career category of the 2015 High Performance Computing Achievement Awards.

UC Santa Cruz students compete in global challenge for $1 million Hult Prize

Feb 27, 2015 A team of UC Santa Cruz students has advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good.

True Originals alumni speaking series: Conservation, film, law, art, writing

Feb 27, 2015 A distinguished group of Banana Slugs will deliver a series of thought-provoking talks from the frontlines of their careers during Alumni Weekend 2015

Two UC Santa Cruz professors elected Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

Feb 25, 2015 Newly elected fellows Karen Ottemann and Fitnat Yildiz are both professors of microbiology and environmental toxicology.

UC Santa Cruz psychology professor honored with 'Best Paper' award

Feb 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz associate professor of psychology Shelly Grabe and social psychology graduate students Rose Grose and Anjali Dutt have been named winners of the 2015 Georgia Babladelis Award by the Society for the Psychology of Women.

Top scientists, policymakers to speak at UCSC climate conference March 13-14

Feb 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz will host a major national conference on climate change featuring top climate scientists and policy experts.

In Memoriam: Alex Helman

Feb 24, 2015 It is with profound sadness that I share news of the death of Alex Helman, who passed away on Thursday, February 5, with his wife Aliki by his side.

Possible protest actions March 2 - 5

Feb 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is anticipating potential protest activities from Monday, March 2 to Thursday, March 5.

New book explores the myth of secularism in contemporary France

Feb 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Mayanthi Fernando’s book “The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism” provides insight to understanding Islamic culture and secularism in contemporary France.

Power outage scheduled for Saturday, February 21

Feb 19, 2015 Utility-supplied electric power at UC Santa Cruz will be disrupted from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, February 21

Working to improve campus climate

Feb 19, 2015 One of the important things we learned about our campus from the recent systemwide campus climate survey is that UC Santa Cruz has work to do to create a fully welcoming and supportive experience for all students.

Evaluating office space in Scotts Valley

Feb 18, 2015 The campus has been considering the Enterprise Technology Center (the old Borland building) in Scotts Valley as a potential location to bring together the off-campus staff members within Business and Administrative Services, Information Technology Services and University Relations.

Welcome visitors to campus this spring

Feb 18, 2015 We expect over 6,000 visitors in the next couple of months for Spring Spotlight.

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum holds annual Hummingbird Days March 7-8

Feb 17, 2015 Tiny birds make a big impression with aerial acrobatics at this family-oriented event.

Conference at UC Santa Cruz to explore modern Jewish spaces and identity

Feb 13, 2015 The Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz will present a two-day conference, “Liminal Spaces and the Jewish Imagination” on campus February 18-19.

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