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New fiction by alumna author featured in New Yorker

Dec 8, 2014 “Savage Breast,” a new short story by UC Santa Cruz alumna Elizabeth McKenzie, will be featured in the December 15 issue of The New Yorker magazine.

Center for Emerging Worlds launches with a year-long focus on global Islam

Nov 14, 2014 The Center for Emerging Worlds at UC Santa Cruz, which launched in September, addresses the many conflicts, environmental challenges, resource competitions, and ethnic and nationalist and religious tensions in the world.

Toni Morrison and Angela Davis on friendship and creativity

Oct 29, 2014 During in-depth conversations this summer, Toni Morrison and Angela Davis share thoughts about their past collaboration, their longstanding friendship, and their bedrock belief in the power of literature.

Founders Celebration recipients share commitment to social justice

Oct 27, 2014 Acclaimed author Toni Morrison's appearance was a highlight of the 2014 Founders Celebration that also honored Professor Craig Haney, alumnus Mark Headley, and the Long family.

'Beloved' author speaks about writing, revelations, and good and evil

Oct 22, 2014 Pulitzer– and Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison sees an increasing prevalence of evil in literature

Institute of Arts and Sciences offers LASER talk on Oct. 28

Oct 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first “LASER” talk of the academic year on October 28 at the Digital Arts Research Center.

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.

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