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UC Santa Cruz alumnus Brannon Braga wins Peabody award for ‘Cosmos’

Jul 31, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alumnus Brannon Braga (Film & Digital Media, 1990) has received a Peabody Award for the science documentary television series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey."

New Presidential Chair to support Dickens Project and Literature Studies at UC Santa Cruz

Jul 30, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a $500,000 gift, plus matching funds from the UC Regents, to establish a $1 million Jordan-Stern Presidential Chair for Dickens and Nineteenth-Century Studies.

Summertime, and the research is happening

Jul 30, 2015 Transfer student Guinevere Ashley, who is working this summer in a campus lab, has found meaning and purpose in biomedical sciences research.

2015-16 Salary Increase Program

Jul 29, 2015 At the direction of President Janet Napolitano, UC Santa Cruz is making plans to implement a systemwide salary increase program for non-represented staff for fiscal year 2015-16.

Surfing the web of life

Jul 27, 2015 UC Santa Cruz faculty members who ride the waves say the sport is beautiful and spiritual—and allows their minds the space to wander.

University approves updated Non-research Animal Policy

Jul 24, 2015 The updated policy aligns the Coastal Science Campus with the restriction on domestic animals at the main campus. The policy exempts service animals, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) – Call for Applications

Jul 24, 2015 Staff Human Resources is pleased to announce recruitment for the Fall 2015 Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP).

Warhol Foundation grant goes to Institute of the Arts and Sciences project

Jul 23, 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded a $30,000 grant to support an innovative artist residency and exhibition developed by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UC Santa Cruz and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose--in collaboration with the UC Lick Observatory.

Humanities Dean Tyler Stovall named president-elect of American Historical Association

Jul 23, 2015 Humanities Dean Tyler Stovall has been chosen as president-elect of the American Historical Association, the largest professional organization in the U.S. devoted to the study and promotion of history.

Aug. 15 — PG&E testing natural gas pipeline

Jul 22, 2015 PG&E, which provides natural gas to UC Santa Cruz, will be testing its main pipeline through Santa Cruz County beginning Aug. 15. In order to do this testing, PG&E will be reducing the gas supply to its customers served by this pipeline.

Gift to UC Santa Cruz funds new chair in water resources and food sustainability

Jul 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received $500,000 from the Helen and Will Webster Foundation that with matching funds from UC Regents has established the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability.

Data security

Jul 20, 2015 Ensure that your computer and mobile devices are up to date with the latest software and operating system updates and patches.

Graduate student earns life sciences fellowship

Jul 16, 2015 UC Santa Cruz graduate student Jessica Perez-Cunningham was selected to receive a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's newly expanded Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study Program.

Chancellor names professors Haney and Strome as UC Presidential Chairs

Jul 13, 2015 UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal has named professors Craig Haney and Susan Strome to three-year terms as UC Santa Cruz Presidential Chairs.

Arts Division emeriti faculty receive Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award

Jul 13, 2015 Two UC Santa Cruz arts professors received Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorships for the 2014-15 academic year in recognition of their outstanding contributions and achievements in artistic scholarship and teaching.

Community Alert Bulletin

Jul 9, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department has received two reports today regarding a suspicious person reported to be carrying a large knife or machete in the wooded area located in the northern remote part of the campus between Chinquapin and Twin Gates.

UC Santa Cruz grad River Charles earns Sutter scholarship for medical school

Jul 6, 2015 River Charles will receive the Primary Care Physician Award from Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center and the Central California Alliance for Health.

In 50th year, campus will enroll class with exceptional academic credentials

Jul 2, 2015 With the largest applicant pool in the history of the campus, and a smaller freshman class than the previous year, UC Santa Cruz increased its admission selectivity.

Scholarships available for UC Santa Cruz organic farming apprenticeships

Jul 1, 2015 Aspiring organic farmers and gardeners are invited to apply for the 2016 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz. Now in its 48th year, the Apprenticeship is the longest running university-based organic farming training program in the U.S.

UC Santa Cruz archivist contributes essay to Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary box set

Jun 29, 2015 On July 3-5, more than 200,000 people attending the final “Fare Thee Well” shows of the Grateful Dead will be able to walk across the street from Soldier Field in Chicago to see an exhibition featuring nearly 100 items from the Grateful Dead Archive at UC Santa Cruz.

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