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Accounting's Bob Shepherd wins state CPA society outstanding educator award

May 27, 2015 Robert Shepherd, former director of the economics accounting track at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2015 Outstanding Educator Award by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

Campus Election Results

May 26, 2015 The results of the Spring 2015 Campus Elections are now available at

Welcome to Retirement Event June 18th / Staff Appreciation Picnic May 28th / Thumbs Up Deadline June 1st

May 22, 2015 Dates for retirement event, staff appreciation picnic and thumbs up deadline.

Dance professor fights cultural amnesia with ‘Splinters in Our Ankles'

May 21, 2015 'Splinters in Our Ankles' is UC Santa Cruz theater arts professor Gerald Casel’s choreographic response to what he calls "the collective cultural amnesia" about the Philippine national dance.

Campus visit by U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights

May 21, 2015 The OCR staff will visit UC Santa Cruz on May 26-28 to talk with students directly about their experiences on campus related to sexual violence/harassment prevention and response.

A sense of community: Wendy Baxter recognized with Outstanding Staff Award

May 19, 2015 Outstanding Staff Award honoree Wendy Baxter’s colleagues and students praise her unique ability to create a feeling of home and acceptance for undergraduates and work collaboratively.

Proposal to increase parking fees

May 18, 2015 For those who haven't yet submitted comments about the current proposal to increase UCSC parking fees, I'd like to remind you that the deadline for submittal is next Tuesday, May 26th.

Undergraduate Education seeks part-time administrator: Cowell College Provost

May 18, 2015 The Division of Undergraduate Education is undertaking a search for a part-time faculty administrator

UC Santa Cruz politics professor Mark Massoud wins Guggenheim Fellowship

May 15, 2015 Mark Fathi Massoud, assistant professor of politics and legal studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to further his research on law in war-affected regions.

LASER talk to explore research in environmental art, recycling, ocean medicines, and film

May 15, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its final LASER talk of the academic year on campus this spring on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center.

Emeritus psychology professor Pavel Machotka wins systemwide emeriti award

May 15, 2015 Pavel Machotka, professor emeritus of psychology at UC Santa Cruz, has won a 2015 Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award that honors UC emeriti professors in the humanities and social sciences.

Student-organized campus clean up nets 285 pounds of litter in three hours

May 12, 2015 In just three hours, participants of the First Annual Campus Clean-Up during Alumni Reunion Weekend collected 285 pounds of litter from across campus, the UC Santa Cruz Sustainability Office reports.

Students to document, share trip to World Economic Forum on Africa

May 12, 2015 "Focus on Africa," taught by documentary filmmaker Melvin Cox (Merrill, '73), has been offered through Merrill College. Cox is discussing Africa's current affairs with students and teaching them about methods to document the World Economic Forum on Africa.

VOTE NOW in 2015 Campus Elections

May 12, 2015 Student polls are now open for the Spring 2015 Campus Elections.

Campus utility power interruptions expected May 16-18

May 12, 2015 Utility-supplied electric power at UC Santa Cruz will be disrupted from 11 p.m. Saturday, May 16 to 7 a.m. Sunday, May 17 and from 11 p.m. Sunday, May 17 to 6 a.m. Monday, May 18.

First annual Arts Division emeriti awards honor Chip Lord and Lewis Watts

May 11, 2015 Photographer Lewis Watts (Art Department) and media artist Chip Lord (Film and Digital Media) were honored at an inaugural luncheon to recognize the contributions of emeriti faculty in building the programs, reputation, and physical structures of the Arts Division.

Staff Appreciation Picnic May 28 and Thumbs Up awards

May 8, 2015 Please join the Chancellor and Staff Advisory Board for the annual staff appreciation picnic on the East Field, Thursday, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Volunteer profile: Steve Schnaidt

May 7, 2015 Volunteering is a way to give back to a special institution and a community that gave me opportunities to explore, learn, grow, fail, and succeed.

Setting up for success

May 7, 2015 The men's volleyball coach has taken the emphasis off wins and losses, encouraging players to build character by "scoring points" in the classroom, applying for jobs, and volunteering.

Spreading science education, one telescope at a time

May 6, 2015 UC Santa Cruz grad student Tuguldur Sukhbold is using grant money to bring telescopes to schools in Mongolia so that science-starved kids might be exposed to the wonders of the universe.

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