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An Alumni Weekend to remember

Apr 27, 2015 A record-breaking crowd of 2,500 revelers, more than half of them alumni, took part in UC Santa Cruz's Alumni Weekend this year—a special edition of the event that was bigger and more elaborate than ever before in honor of the campus's 50th anniversary.

Earth scientist Jim Gill to give Emeriti Lecture May 11

Apr 27, 2015 James Gill, professor emeritus of Earth and planetary sciences, will discuss "Volcanism as the Re-creation of Earth."

Art professor’s documentary short wins at Full Frame film festival

Apr 22, 2015 An animated short by UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones and artist Nomi Talisman won two awards at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.

UC Santa Cruz named one of 'Princeton Review''s top 50 'greenest' colleges

Apr 21, 2015 UC Santa Cruz once again ranks high among the nation’s “greenest” colleges and universities.

Exquisite campus

Apr 21, 2015 A common refrain among UC Santa Cruz alumni—from every decade, every major, every college, every division—is how much they treasured the beauty and natural setting of this remarkable campus and the richness it brought to their educational experience.

Public Radio host and alum Jesse Thorn to podcast live from Kuumbwa

Apr 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alums Jesse Thorn and Jordan Morris return to Santa Cruz April 24, for a live taping of their popular podcast at Kuumbwa Jazz Center. Proceeds benefit KZSC.

UCSC Farm & Garden’s 35th annual Spring Plant Sale set for May 2, 3

Apr 20, 2015 This year marks the 35th anniversary of the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden’s Spring Plant Sale, offering the region’s largest collection of organically grown herb and flower starts, vegetables, and beautiful perennials.

Classes without quizzes: Alumni Weekend Teach-Ins

Apr 17, 2015 Returning UC Santa Cruz alumni should get ready to exercise their brains, but with no fear of final exams, at the ever-popular "Teach-Ins" featuring professors Bettina Aptheker and Craig Haney.

Film professor to share research on Hollywood director at LA Times Festival of Books

Apr 16, 2015 UC Santa Cruz film and digital media professor Shelley Stamp will be featured on a panel about arts biography this weekend at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books--the largest public literary festival in the country.

Changes in Humanities and Graduate Division leadership

Apr 16, 2015 Changes this spring in the leadership of the Humanities and Graduate Divisions.

MLK speechwriter to give talk on civil rights movement

Apr 15, 2015 Clarence B. Jones, a former personal counsel, draft speech writer, and close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will deliver a free public talk about the civil rights movement on May 4.

DANM to mark 10th anniversary with arts festival and masquerade ball

Apr 14, 2015 The Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. program (DANM) at UC Santa Cruz will mark the completion of its first decade on April 25 with a daylong celebratory extravaganza titled "It’s Pan-DANM-onium!"

Public Safety Alert for April 20

Apr 14, 2015 Members of the UC Santa Cruz community, others with valid reasons for visiting the campus, and campus neighbors are advised there is the potential for disruptions and hazards during the afternoon of Monday, April 20 because of an unsanctioned gathering known as "4-20".

Faculty and staff: Help make Alumni Weekend 2015 the most memorable yet

Apr 13, 2015 Faculty and staff: April 23-26 will see the return of hundreds of our alumni to their "home away from home" in the redwoods. With such a large gathering at this year's event, there are a number of ways you can support our efforts.

Proposed increases to parking fees and program fares

Apr 10, 2015 Consistent with the campus review and approval process, this message is to notify the campus community of a proposal to increase parking fees and to solicit feedback.

TEDxSantaCruz, part of Alumni Weekend, to explore "Radical Collaboration"

Apr 10, 2015 April 24 event to feature speakers from a wide variety of disciplines challenging themselves, casting aside their differences, and sharing their findings.

Revisions to UC CANRA policy and updates to UC Santa Cruz CANRA website and materials

Apr 9, 2015 In order to comply with California State Assembly Bill 1775 (AB 1775), which went into effect on January 1, 2015, the UC Office of the President revised the UC Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) Policy, effective March 17, 2015, to reflect the new legislation.

Egyptologist awarded NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant

Apr 8, 2015 Assistant professor of history Elaine Sullivan has received a Digital Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a three-dimensional model and virtual tour that will demonstrate how an ancient Egyptian site evolved over more than 3,000 years.

Possible physicians strike April 9-13

Apr 8, 2015 The Union of American Physicians and Dentists, which represents doctors and dentists at the student health centers across the University of California, has announced its intention to hold a strike from 7 a.m. April 9 through 7 a.m. April 13.

Month of events, activities set to raise awareness of sexual assault and violence

Apr 7, 2015 A month full of activities in April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month includes the screening of "The Hunting Ground" in Santa Cruz Friday, April 10.

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