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In support of social justice, committee seeks nominations for Tony Hill award

Nov 24, 2015 The award will be presented at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation in February. Nominations will be accepted until January 11.

UC Santa Cruz ranked second for research influence in world university rankings

Nov 23, 2015 Published as part of the THE World University Rankings 2015-16, the analysis measured overall research influence based on the average number of citations per paper.

Campus civility in the midst of turmoil

Nov 19, 2015 Let us make the conscious choice to seek common ground, to forge understanding, and to cultivate compassion.

Campus fills eight UC Presidential chairs in support of research mission

Nov 19, 2015 The eight new chairs - in everything from screenwriting to open-source software - bring the campus total to 30.

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.

Dancing biologist finds inspiration in both art and science

Nov 18, 2015 For Xochitl Clare it’s easy to see a link between a 4,000-pound pinniped and a boisterous form of Cuban dance — a very real relationship between art and science.

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.

UCSC Arboretum appoints Martin Quigley as director of gardens and grounds

Nov 12, 2015 Quigley was previously a professor of botany and director of the Chester M. Alter Arboretum at the University of Denver.

Women's volleyball, soccer teams to compete in NCAA championship

Nov 10, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz women's volleyball and soccer teams are headed to the NCAA Division III championships.

CARE office provides confidential advocacy in cases of sexual violence

Nov 10, 2015 CARE is the advocacy office at UC Santa Cruz, providing support and resources for survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

Research Frontiers Evening shows how 'innovation meets ambition'

Nov 6, 2015 For examples of interdisciplinary research, look no further than the Division of Social Sciences’ annual Research Frontiers event.

How rugby arrived—unexpectedly—at UC Santa Cruz

Nov 5, 2015 Begun in the late 1960s, rugby teams remain a force on campus, and committed alumni have launched a new tradition of an annual rugby reunion

Alumni Profile / 1984: Barbara Garcia: Health mission

Nov 2, 2015 When the opportunity came to help start Salud Para La Gente, a tiny health clinic for those same low-income residents in Watsonville, Barbara Garcia gave up her goal of being a teacher and jumped at the chance. Little did she know where that decision would lead.

Federal grants to support student success, equity initiatives at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 26, 2015 Totaling $3.6 million, the awards are the result of a campuswide effort to look at how UC Santa Cruz can best serve Latino and other students who have a difficult time when they start college.

Banana Slug Parade brings campus, community together

Oct 26, 2015 The “first-on-the-planet” procession was a whimsical and entertaining celebration of UC Santa Cruz’s five-decades-long residence in Santa Cruz.

Bridging science and tradition

Oct 19, 2015 A dedicated group of scientists has launched One People One Reef, a five-year conservation effort on Ulithi Atoll in Micronesia aimed at sustaining the ecological health of the islands—and the islanders

UC Santa Cruz a top university for social mobility

Oct 16, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is No. 8 nationwide and the second in the state, according to CollegeNET's Social Mobility Index.

More than economics: New book explores how equality helps economies grow

Oct 15, 2015 Communities that know together, grow together is the premise of UC Santa Cruz professor Chris Benner’s new book, 'Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn From America’s Metro Areas.'

Rising to the challenge

Oct 15, 2015 Leaving behind an early life of poverty, student Layla Cervantes is defying the statistics and becoming 'a great scientist.'

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.

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