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Acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker to screen and discuss film about President Obama’s sister

Feb 5, 2016 The UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and the Living Writers Series will present two evening events with visiting Nigerian filmmaker Branwen Okpako, Feb. 10-11.

Inaugural Fred Keeley Coastal Scholars learn by doing

Feb 4, 2016 Erica Ferrer (Cowell, ’16, marine biology) and Linda Pineda (College Eight, ’16, Earth sciences) are the inaugural recipients of the Fred Keeley Coastal Scholarship–a new program that supports hands-on summer research for UC Santa Cruz students interested in coastal sustainability.

Astronomy retiree Arnold Klemola establishes endowment for graduate students

Feb 3, 2016 Gift of $400,000 establishes the James Keeler Fund for Excellence in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

New analysis shows insect diversity is nothing new

Feb 2, 2016 An unbiased statistical analysis of insect fossil records finds diversity unchanged over the past 125 million years.

Memorial gathering for Shireen Ahsan set for Feb. 2, 7 p.m . at Kresge Town Hall.

Feb 1, 2016 A memorial will be held for Shireen Ahsan Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Kresge's Town Hall

Flushing of campus water mains set to begin Monday, Feb. 8

Feb 1, 2016 During the week of Feb. 8, Physical Plant crews will conduct a campus water-main-flushing program.

Study documents drought's impact on redwood forest ferns

Feb 1, 2016 California's prolonged drought has taken a toll on ferns in the understory of coastal redwood forests.

Cache of stolen bikes recovered

Feb 1, 2016 If you believe any of these bikes belong to you, contact the SCPD Property Unit at scpdproperty@cityofsantacruz.com or (831) 420-5900.

Application period opens for 2016-2018 staff advisor to the UC Board of Regents

Feb 1, 2016 The University is pleased to announce the application period for selection of the 2016-2018 Staff Advisor to the UC Board of Regents.

All-gender restroom sign design survey: Tell us what you think

Jan 29, 2016 The Gender Inclusive Facilities Implementation Workgroup seeks your feedback on proposed designs for all-gender restroom signs.

Mercury levels in rainfall are rising in parts of North America, study finds

Jan 27, 2016 Trends are consistent with increased mercury emissions in Asia and decreased emissions in North America.

Prestigious Switzer Fellowship awarded to UCSC grad student

Jan 27, 2016 Graduate student Joseph Hoyt has been awarded a Switzer Environmental Fellowship.

UC Santa Cruz awarded four NEH grants

Jan 26, 2016 UC Santa Cruz has been awarded four grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support faculty research and the Dickens Project.

Missing student Shireen Ahsan’s body recovered

Jan 26, 2016 We’ve been informed today that the body of Shireen Agha Ahsan has been found and identified. Shireen, 19, a Kresge College sophomore, had been missing since January 18 when she was swept into the ocean from a rock near Bonny Doon Beach.

Wells Fargo funds coastal sustainability fellowships and graduate program

Jan 26, 2016 $560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.

LASER talk to spotlight research on pumas, filmmaking, river people, and ancient DNA

Jan 25, 2016 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first LASER talk of 2016 on Tuesday, February 2, on campus at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Women in Science Summit on January 28 to spotlight diversity

Jan 22, 2016 UCSC faculty helped organize a Women in Science Summit at the California Academy of Sciences,

Nominations: 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Jan 21, 2016 Is there an instructor who you think deserves special recognition? If so, nominate that person for an Excellence in Teaching Award.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to launch campuswide 'Collective Museum' Feb. 11

Jan 20, 2016 The Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UCSC will kick off its innovative first exhibition project--Collective Museum, by the Portland-based artist group Public Doors and Windows, Feb. 11.

Two UC Santa Cruz students are missing

Jan 20, 2016 We are deeply saddened to inform you that two of our students are missing after being swept into the ocean near Bonny Doon Beach late Monday afternoon.

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