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Astrophysics meets theater in ‘Birth of Stars’

Oct 22, 2014 What does the birth and death of stars have to do with the lives of real human beings? How do we balance the joy and pain of life in a productive way? Does technology make us less than human…or something more?

Beloved author

Oct 22, 2014 Pulitzer– and Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison speaks about writing, revelations, and the increasing prevalence of evil in literature.

Social Justice lecture features expert on sexual violence in the military

Oct 17, 2014 Professor Elizabeth L. Hillman, a scholar and expert on sexual violence in the military, will speak Thursday, November 6, at UC Santa Cruz as part of the UC Hastings / UC Santa Cruz Social Justice Speakers Series.

Grad students' interactive fiction honored at IndieCade games festival

Oct 16, 2014 Ice-Bound is an interactive fiction piece created by two graduate students in the UC Santa Cruz Center for Games and Playable Media

Acclaimed game designer joins UC Santa Cruz art faculty

Oct 14, 2014 Award-winning game designer and producer Robin Hunicke will join the UC Santa Cruz faculty in January as Associate Professor of Art & Game Design.

Jessica Fiske Bailey appointed executive director of UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Oct 14, 2014 Jessica Fiske Bailey, assistant vice provost for academic affairs at UC Santa Cruz, has been named executive director of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum.

UC Santa Cruz creates new Department of Computational Media

Oct 13, 2014 A new department builds on the success of the campus's pathbreaking programs in games and playable media

Revised Absence from Work Policy – Summary of Technical Changes

Oct 13, 2014 PPSM Policy 2.210 (Absence from Work) was revised to include a number of technical changes with a focus on aligning the policy with legal requirements enacted since the last issuance of the policy in early 2013.

Social Sciences Research Frontiers Day focuses on data, environment, and justice

Oct 10, 2014 The second annual Social Sciences Research Frontiers Day at UC Santa Cruz will take place Friday, October 24, 2014, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. with a focus on data, the environment, and justice.

Institute of Arts and Sciences offers LASER talk on Oct. 28

Oct 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of the academic year on October 28 at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Graduate applications, enrollment increase at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 7, 2014 Graduate student enrollment at UC Santa Cruz is projected to top 1,625 for fall 2014, about 9 percent of total enrollment, indicating continued strong interest in the academic programs offered.

Admissions Insights: Meet and Greet with UCSC Admissions

Oct 7, 2014 Informal Meet and Greet gathering at Preview Day to learn more about UCSC Admissions.

UCSC Farm hosts Fall Harvest Festival Sunday, October 12

Oct 6, 2014 Bright orange pumpkins, roasted red peppers, and apples galore mark the changing seasons at the 20th annual Fall Harvest Festival, Sunday, October 12 at UC Santa Cruz’s 30-acre organic farm.

Class features diverse voices on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Oct 3, 2014 "Perspectives on Israel/Palestine," beginning this month will feature a speakers series with diverse voices on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is open to the public.

Formal Review: Phased Retirement Program

Oct 3, 2014 The University is proposing to renew the Phased Retirement Program, an optional tool that locations may choose to provide eligible policy covered staff who are 55 or older transition into retirement.

Five artists collaborate on experimental book art

Oct 2, 2014 When fully opened, Felicia Rice’s book literally unfolds like an accordion along the length of a 30-foot table...

Educational Partnership Center lands $3.27 million grant to help students achieve college

Oct 2, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Educational Partnership Center has been awarded a $3.27 million federal grant over seven years to help prepare middle and high school students in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District for college.

UCSC Ebola genome browser now online to aid researchers' response to crisis

Oct 1, 2014 The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute late Tuesday (September 30) released a new Ebola genome browser to assist global efforts to develop a vaccine and antiserum to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

Dental care available on campus

Oct 1, 2014 Starting October 1st, Onsite Dental will be providing services from a mobile office at OPERS.

Required Federal Notices

Oct 1, 2014 In compliance with federal law known as the Clery Act, the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report 2013 is now available for you to read.

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