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Fall Living Writers Series to feature Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler

Sep 26, 2014 Award-winning authors Tobias Wolff, Karen Joy Fowler, and Andrew Lam are just a few of the notable guests coming to UC Santa Cruz for the Fall 2014 Living Writers Series

Linguists receive $260,000 grant to study endangered Irish language

Sep 22, 2014 “Although we all have tongues, we are surprisingly bad at knowing precisely what they're doing or conveying that to others,” says UC Santa Cruz professor of linguistics Jaye Padgett...

Library taps specialist to explore role of technology in Humanities research

Sep 19, 2014 The University Library and Humanities Division have jointly awarded a two-year Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting digital humanities scholarship to Rachel Deblinger.

Teaching computers the nuances of human conversation

Sep 11, 2014 Computer scientist Marilyn Walker wants to make spoken dialogue systems more responsive to the user.

UC Santa Cruz alum wins Emmy for HBO drama ‘True Detective’

Aug 26, 2014 UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Fukunaga picked up an Emmy Award last night in the category of “Outstanding Director for a Drama Series” for the HBO series True Detective.

History professor speaks at State Capitol in support of refugee children

Aug 20, 2014 UC Santa Cruz Professor of History Dana Frank testified yesterday in Sacramento to support a California State Assembly resolution on the treatment of refugees from Central America.

UC Santa Cruz names Tyler Stovall new dean of Humanities

Aug 15, 2014 UC Santa Cruz has appointed Tyler Stovall to serve as dean of the Humanities Division, effective Spring Quarter.

Dickens Project at UC Santa Cruz announces endowment drive

Aug 5, 2014 Literature Professor John Jordan announced an endowment drive to support the Dickens Project today at the annual Dickens Universe gathering now taking place on campus

Studying death in ancient Greece

Jul 16, 2014 Last year, UC Santa Cruz received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to undertake a summer institute investigating the history of mortality in ancient Greek culture...

Alumnus Cary Fukunaga earns Emmy nomination for HBO's 'True Detective’

Jul 10, 2014 UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Fukunaga has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of “Outstanding Director for a Drama Series” for the HBO show "True Detective"

UC Santa Cruz humanities alum named 2014 ACLS Public Fellow

Jun 19, 2014 UC Santa Cruz humanities alumnus Michael Ursell has been named a 2014 ACLS Public Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies.

Carving out their niche

Jun 17, 2014 Alumni business partners find Kickstarter enthusiasm for their creation — a programmable desktop 3-D router with a consumer-friendly a price tag.

Porter College announces inaugural Machotka Chairs in Creative Studies

Jun 10, 2014 Patty Gallagher, Gary Young, and Shelley Stamp have been chosen as the inaugural recipients of the Pavel Machotka Chair in Creative Studies at Porter College.

Eight faculty members honored with Excellence in Teaching awards

Jun 10, 2014 One of the highest honors a UC Santa Cruz faculty member can receive is an Excellence in Teaching Award given each spring by the Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching.

Never give up on a dream

Jun 10, 2014 Re-entry student Raymundo Reyes, who dropped out of high school to raise seven siblings, is on to his next chapter—a literature degree from UC Santa Cruz.

UCSC to offer new B.A. degree in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Jun 6, 2014 Beginning this fall, students at UC Santa Cruz can now declare a major in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), leading to a new bachelor of arts degree.

Wlad Godzich receives Dizikes Award for teaching in Humanities

Jun 6, 2014 Distinguished Professor of Literature Wlad Godzich was presented with the John Dizikes Faculty Teaching Award in Humanities.

Congrats, Class of 2014!

May 29, 2014 Ideally, we'd profile every one of UCSC's talented, passionate, and determined graduates--but the three students featured here serve as excellent representatives of the Class of 2014.

Opening the doors of history

May 23, 2014 History major Helen Porter took a circuitous path to a unique undergraduate research project exploring the complicated world of Okinawa in the 1950s

Focus on excellence: Student Achievement Week recognizes outstanding work

May 20, 2014 Student Achievement Week from June 2-6 honors high academic achievement and creativity. Highlights include a science and mathematics poster symposium and the 40th annual Print Sale.

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