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Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas at annual Silicon Valley event

Jun 3, 2015 The Center for Entrepreneurship held its third annual Business Design Showcase on Saturday, May 30, at the UCSC Silicon Valley Center.

Accounting's Bob Shepherd wins state CPA society outstanding educator award

May 27, 2015 Robert Shepherd, former director of the economics accounting track at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2015 Outstanding Educator Award by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

Stephen Bruce named Distinguished Social Sciences Alumni Award winner

Apr 23, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Social Sciences Division has named Stephen Bruce, a 1979 economics graduate of Cowell College, as winner of the Distinguished Social Sciences Alumni Award for 2014-15.

Workshop explores how digital technology changes the way financial markets function

Mar 26, 2015 The Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN) at UC Santa Cruz will hold a one-day workshop Friday, April 3 that looks at how digital technology has changed the way markets function. Admission is free and open to the public.

UC Santa Cruz students compete in global challenge for $1 million Hult Prize

Feb 27, 2015 A team of UC Santa Cruz students has advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good.

State legislature commends economics chair Rob Fairlie for public service

Jan 30, 2015 Rob Fairlie, chair of the Economics Department at UC Santa Cruz, has been commended by the state legislature for service to California through his work to reduce poverty and inequality, improve education and human capital, and increase job opportunities and entrepreneurship.

UC Santa Cruz international economics Ph.D. named first woman on Swiss National Bank board

Dec 18, 2014 Andréa Maechler, who earned masters and Ph.D. degrees in international economics at UC Santa Cruz, has been named the first woman to sit on the governing board of Switzerland’s central bank.

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