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Steve Whittaker named fellow of Association of Computing Machinery

Jan 16, 2015 Steve Whittaker, UC Santa Cruz professor of psychology, has been named a fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery for his work in human-computer interaction

UC Santa Cruz hosts conference for undergraduate women in physics

Jan 14, 2015 The 10th annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics will take place at UC Santa Cruz January 16 to 18.

UC Santa Cruz to lead effort to build a new map of human genetic variation

Jan 13, 2015 The Simons Foundation awarded UCSC up to $1 million to develop a comprehensive Human Genome Variation Map for scientific and medical research

In 50th year, UC Santa Cruz sees unprecedented undergraduate interest

Jan 12, 2015 Nearly 55,000 prospective undergraduates applied for the fall 2015 quarter, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, and the second highest percentage increase among the UC campuses.

Angela Davis, activist, professor emerita, to headline annual MLK Convocation

Jan 9, 2015 Activist, author, and distinguished UC Santa Cruz professor emerita Angela Davis is this year's keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation, which is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

Dressing up to party down

Jan 8, 2015 Time to head to the vintage store or rifle through the closet to channel your inner Twiggy—in honor of its upcoming 50th anniversary celebration starting in 2015, UC Santa Cruz is holiding an informal 1965-style dress-up day on January 15.

Multimedia campaign to bring nationwide attention to campus

Jan 5, 2015 In support of the 50th anniversary, UC Santa Cruz has launched a national multimedia marketing campaign to showcase the campus’s original thinking that’s pushing the boundaries of human knowledge.

UC Santa Cruz leads UC effort to study effects of climate change on ecosystems

Dec 10, 2014 A $1.9 million grant from the new UC President's Research Catalyst Awards will fund a UC-wide institute on climate impacts.

Lick Observatory plans major upgrade for Shane Telescope

Dec 3, 2014 UC Santa Cruz received $350,000 in grant and donor funds for an upgrade of the Kast Spectrograph, a crucial instrument for UC astronomers.

Campus food drive launches for holiday season

Dec 1, 2014 Another holiday season is upon us, and with it comes our annual UC Santa Cruz Holiday Food Drive which works in cooperation with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County providing healthy meals to our friends and neighbors in need.

Game of genomes

Oct 30, 2014 Sammy the Slug, the neon-yellow, pop-eyed fixture at campus gatherings and sporting events, is about to reveal his genes to the world. Backers of a crowd-funding campaign hope to raise $20,000 to map the banana slug genome for the first time ever.

Social Justice lecture features expert on sexual violence in the military

Oct 17, 2014 Professor Elizabeth L. Hillman, a scholar and expert on sexual violence in the military, will speak Thursday, November 6, at UC Santa Cruz as part of the UC Hastings / UC Santa Cruz Social Justice Speakers Series.

Jessica Fiske Bailey appointed executive director of UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Oct 14, 2014 Jessica Fiske Bailey, assistant vice provost for academic affairs at UC Santa Cruz, has been named executive director of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum.

Social Sciences Research Frontiers Day focuses on data, environment, and justice

Oct 10, 2014 The second annual Social Sciences Research Frontiers Day at UC Santa Cruz will take place Friday, October 24, 2014, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. with a focus on data, the environment, and justice.

Institute of Arts and Sciences offers LASER talk on Oct. 28

Oct 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of the academic year on October 28 at the Digital Arts Research Center.

UCSC Farm hosts Fall Harvest Festival Sunday, October 12

Oct 6, 2014 Bright orange pumpkins, roasted red peppers, and apples galore mark the changing seasons at the 20th annual Fall Harvest Festival, Sunday, October 12 at UC Santa Cruz’s 30-acre organic farm.

UCSC Ebola genome browser now online to aid researchers' response to crisis

Oct 1, 2014 The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute late Tuesday (September 30) released a new Ebola genome browser to assist global efforts to develop a vaccine and antiserum to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus.

Campus and Wells Fargo officials break ground for Coastal Biology building

Sep 25, 2014 A groundbreaking ceremony for the Coastal Biology building was held at the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus.

UC Santa Cruz establishes Symantec Presidential Chair in Storage and Security

Sep 23, 2014 Computer scientist Ethan Miller has been appointed to a new endowed chair funded by a gift from Symantec and UC Presidential matching funds

Julie Packard: Philanthropy and pragmatism

Sep 11, 2014 Alumna (Crown '74, biology; M.A. '78) talks about investing in passion, working to make change, and expanding world views through the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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