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Simulations reveal unusual death for ancient stars

Sep 29, 2014 Study led by UC Santa Cruz postdoc indicates some supernovae would leave no remnant black hole behind

Human genome was shaped by an evolutionary arms race with itself

Sep 28, 2014 A study of primate genomes reveals an ongoing battle to control "jumping genes," driving the evolution of greater genomic complexity

Fall Living Writers Series to feature Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler

Sep 26, 2014 Award-winning authors Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler, and Andrew Lam are just a few of the notable guests coming to UC Santa Cruz for the Fall 2014 Living Writers Series

"Seeding Innovation" event highlights green technology projects

Sep 26, 2014 Collaborations between UC Santa Cruz undergrads and community mentors are featured in October 3 event at marine sanctuary center.

Professor Sue Carter appointed associate dean of graduate studies

Sep 25, 2014 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Carter, professor of physics, as associate dean of graduate studies, effective October 1, 2014.

Cover crop workshop set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at Alan Chadwick Garden

Sep 25, 2014 On Saturday, October 4 from 9:30 a.m, to 12:30 p.m., learn how to grow your own compost with soil-building cover crops at a lecture and demonstration workshop.

Campus and Wells Fargo officials break ground for Coastal Biology building

Sep 25, 2014 A groundbreaking ceremony for the Coastal Biology building was held at the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus.

UC Santa Cruz welcomes diverse, academically advanced class for fall 2014

Sep 24, 2014 UC Santa Cruz students begin moving into university housing Wednesday, September 24, in anticipation of fall quarter for the 2014-15 academic year. "Move-in" for students living on campus will continue Friday through Sunday, September 28.

In Memoriam: Noah Rhoads

Sep 24, 2014 We regret to tell you that Noah Rhoads, a senior at the University and a member of Kresge College, died Friday, Sept. 19.

UC Santa Cruz among top five institutions seeing growth in NIH funding

Sep 23, 2014 UC Santa Cruz is in the top five of institutions that have seen significant increases in funding from the National Institutes of Health over the past decade.

UC Santa Cruz establishes Symantec Presidential Chair in Storage and Security

Sep 23, 2014 Computer scientist Ethan Miller has been appointed to a new endowed chair funded by a gift from Symantec and UC Presidential matching funds

Housing needed for students

Sep 23, 2014 The highly competitive local rental market means that some UC Santa Cruz students are still working to finalize their housing plans with less than two weeks before the start of the academic year.

Linguists receive $260,000 grant to study endangered Irish language

Sep 22, 2014 “Although we all have tongues, we are surprisingly bad at knowing precisely what they're doing or conveying that to others,” says UC Santa Cruz professor of linguistics Jaye Padgett...

In Memoriam: Matthew Sands

Sep 22, 2014 Matthew Linzee Sands, professor emeritus of physics who was instrumental in establishing Kresge College, died September 13 in Santa Cruz, five weeks shy of his 95th birthday.

California's sea otter numbers holding steady

Sep 22, 2014 California's sea otter population is slowly swimming toward recovery, according to the latest field survey.

Important Notice - Annual campus Move In

Sep 22, 2014 Residential Move In has impacts on campus parking and traffic and we ask for your patience and flexibility. It is important to note the following restrictions and alternative parking options:

Student Health Center Closure on September 23, 2014

Sep 22, 2014 In order to better serve our students, our staff will be in an all-day training on Tuesday, September 23rd, and therefore the Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS),and Student Health Outreach Promotion (SHOP) will be closed all day for patient/client care.

UCSC places with open mindedness

Sep 19, 2014 The well-known open mindedness of UC Santa Cruz is noted in two recent lists of top colleges.

Library taps specialist to explore role of technology in Humanities research

Sep 19, 2014 The University Library and Humanities Division have jointly awarded a two-year Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting digital humanities scholarship to Rachel Deblinger.

Study shows how epigenetic memory is passed across generations

Sep 18, 2014 Researchers traced markers of gene repression and showed that both sperm and eggs transmit a memory of gene repression to embryos.

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