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Earth scientist Paul Koch elected 2015 AAAS Fellow

Nov 23, 2015 Koch, dean of physical and biological sciences, was honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Faye Crosby wins Society of Justice Research Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 19, 2015 Psychology professor and Cowell College Provost Faye Crosby will receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society of Justice Research.

EPA recognizes dining’s waste reduction efforts

Nov 17, 2015 The campus achieved impressive source reduction of wasted food through a variety of approaches involving both staff and students.

Biologist Susan Strome receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Nov 5, 2015 The annual award is the highest honor for faculty achievement in the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.

Astrophysicist Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz to participate in new research initiative

Oct 22, 2015 Fellows chosen for a "Time Domain Astrophysics" Scialog initiative include six with UC Santa Cruz connections.

Physicist Joel Primack honored by American Physical Society

Oct 22, 2015 Primack will receive the 2016 Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from the APS.

Ecologist Kristy Kroeker wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

Oct 15, 2015 The Packard Fellowship supports Kroeker's research on environmental change in dynamic environments and complex ecosystems.

Ocean scientist Adina Paytan to receive inaugural Dansgaard Award

Oct 8, 2015 The Dansgaard Award from the American Geophysical Union recognizes contributions to paleoceanography and paleoclimatology.

Campus wins best practice award for drought planning and water savings

Oct 5, 2015 UC Santa Cruz won a best practice award for drought planning and water conservation efforts at the 2015 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference hosted by San Francisco State University.

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.

Physicist Sue Carter elected fellow of American Physical Society

Oct 1, 2015 Election as an APS Fellow recognizes Carter for her outstanding contributions to physics.

Environmental studies lecturer wins anthropology association public policy award

Sep 30, 2015 Barbara Rose Johnston, a UC Santa Cruz lecturer in environmental studies, has been named a winner of the 2015 Anthropology in Public Policy Award from the American Anthropological Association.

Alumna Gillian Welch receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting

Sep 17, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alumna Gillian Welch took home a Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting at the 2015 Americana Music Awards Sept. 16.

Pister Award winner rises from poverty, works to save lives

Sep 9, 2015 Khanh Nguyen is heading to UC Santa Cruz to study biochemistry. He hopes to become a doctor for the World Health Organization.

UC Santa Cruz spotlighted for value, diversity, and veterans services

Sep 9, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is highlighted on lists for best value, best ethnic diversity, and best for veterans in the latest "U.S. News and World Report" annual Best Colleges issue published today.

Dickson Emeriti Professorship awarded to chemist Phil Crews

Aug 19, 2015 The Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorships recognize research, teaching, and public service by emeriti professors.

Alumnus Cary Fukunaga and film undergrad win Princess Grace Awards

Aug 13, 2015 Emmy Award-winning UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Fukunaga and current Film and Digital Media undergraduate student Jeny Amaya have been honored with 2015 Princess Grace Awards.

UC Santa Cruz psychology Ph.D. graduate wins Fulbright fellowship for research in Israel

Aug 13, 2015 A recent UC Santa Cruz psychology Ph.D. graduate has won a Fulbright postdoctoral award to support 20 months of research at an Israeli university where he will look at how different groups justify violence on moral terms.

Astrophysicist Piero Madau awarded prestigious international research chair

Aug 4, 2015 Piero Madau, distinguished professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has been appointed to an International Blaise Pascal Research Chair.

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."

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