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Social sciences faculty awarded $8 million in research funding

Oct 2, 2015 Faculty in the Social Sciences Division of UC Santa Cruz garnered more than $8 million in research funding from just over 100 grants for the year August 2014 to August 2015.

No reason to retire

Sep 21, 2015 In their 70s and 80s, many pioneer faculty are still working on campus—for the chance to open students’ eyes, for the excitement of discovery, and for the love of teaching.

Many organizations to participate in History Fair on October 24

Sep 8, 2015 The Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District is presenting a local history fair, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Henry Cowell's purchase of the land that would become UC Santa Cruz. The event will take place on Saturday, October 24, on the UCSC campus.

Caffeine culture: Anthropology student traces coffee’s route from farm to cup

Jun 25, 2015 When Katie Slocum, an anthropology major at UC Santa Cruz, got her first espresso fix at Verve, the specialty Santa Cruz coffee bar, she had no idea that a year later she would be following the company to a Honduran mountaintop on a journey through the coffee supply chain.

Center for Emerging Worlds hosts screenings of films on global Islam

May 18, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Center for Emerging Worlds presents two nights of film and video on the theme of global Islam, Friday and Saturday, May 29, 30 at the Film and Digital Media Department on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Solving ancient riddles: UCSC hosts archaeological genetics conference

Apr 13, 2015 The newly formed UC Santa Cruz Archaeological Research Center will hold its first public research conference on how the analysis of ancient DNA can unlock secrets from the past Tuesday afternoon (April 14) on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Feminist Islamic scholar to speak of global movements for women, equality, and justice

Apr 3, 2015 Amina Wadud will speak of "Muslim Women: Equality and Justice Movements Globally" Thursday, April 16 as part of the Center for Emerging Worlds' Global Islam series.

LASER talk to explore research in bio-acoustics, film, archaeology, and art

Mar 25, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will continue its series of LASER talks on campus this spring on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

New book explores the myth of secularism in contemporary France

Feb 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Mayanthi Fernando’s book “The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism” provides insight to understanding Islamic culture and secularism in contemporary France.

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