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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".

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.

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.

It's deer fawning season, keep your distance, let them be

Apr 7, 2015 Please be aware that spring is the prime birthing season for a wide variety of campus wildlife, including deer.

Who says the quarry can't rock again?

Apr 6, 2015 By Alison Galloway, Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor – The Quarry Amphitheater is one of the gems of this campus. Sadly, it has been closed since 2006. Now, thanks to generous donations from alumni and a truly monumental financial contribution from students, we stand on the verge of being able to reopen the Quarry Amphitheater.

Family ties

Apr 6, 2015 When family members have the experience of attending UC Santa Cruz in common, they've walked the same paths—contributing to a sense of pride, connection, and shared values.

UC Santa Cruz conference to honor visionary feminist philosopher Gloria Anzaldúa

Apr 2, 2015 The UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies will present a conference on the work of feminist philosopher and writer Gloria Anzaldua, April 10-11, at the Humanities Complex on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Conservationist M. Sanjayan to receive Alumni Achievement Award

Apr 1, 2015 The host of the new PBS series EARTH A New Wild and executive vice president of Conservation International travels the globe to find "partnerships" between humans and the planet.

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.

Student support gives major boost to Quarry reopening

Mar 26, 2015 Efforts to restore and reopen the landmark Quarry Amphitheater received a major boost with the endorsement of using up to $6.38 million in existing student fee reserves toward the project.

LASER talk to explore research in bio-acoustics, film, archaeology, and art

Mar 25, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will continue its series of LASER talks on campus this spring on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

Historic hay barn rises again to become a center for sustainability programs

Mar 23, 2015 Over a weekend, volunteers joined professionals to raise the timber-framed superstructure for the re-creation of the Cowell Ranch hay barn on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

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