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UC Santa Cruz plans Center of Excellence in Data Science Research

May 21, 2015 The Data, Discovery, and Decisions (D3) center aims to foster collaboration between industry and academia.

Gifts from alum Sage Weil provide $3 million for open source research at UC Santa Cruz

May 18, 2015 Alumnus Sage Weil has established an endowed chair and provided an additional $2 million for research in open source software.

'CAVE Lab' offers immersive virtual reality tools for research and teaching

May 6, 2015 A new multi-disciplinary facility featuring interactive 3-D visualization technology is available to researchers across campus.

UC Santa Cruz ranked among top graduate schools for game design

Mar 24, 2015 Princeton Review's 2015 list of the top 25 graduate schools to study game design features UC Santa Cruz at number 8.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to host first LASER talk of the year

Feb 5, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of 2015 on Tuesday, February 10, at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Game designer Brenda Romero honored with Game Developers Choice Award

Jan 28, 2015 Romero, director of the UC Santa Cruz Games and Playable Media master's program, will receive the GDCA Ambassador Award

Student robotics competition on Dec. 12 features "Game of Thrones" theme

Dec 8, 2014 Small autonomous robots built by UC Santa Cruz engineering students will face off in "Game of Drones" competition.

Computer scientist Ethan Miller elected IEEE Fellow

Nov 25, 2014 Ethan Miller, professor of computer science, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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.

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

Computer scientist Charlie McDowell recognized as advocate for women in tech

Oct 10, 2014 McDowell and alumnus Jacob Martinez are featured on a list of "10 Men Making Waves for Women in Tech"

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