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UC Santa Cruz Arboretum marks 50th Anniversary with Sept. 20 Jubilee

Sep 3, 2015 The Arboretum will celebrate its first 50 years and raise funds for the future at the 50th Anniversary Jubilee.

Dogs, cats, and big-wave surfers: Healthy heart lessons from animals and athletes

Sep 1, 2015 Heart rates of big-wave surfers are among the surprises from 30 years of studying exercise physiology in people and wild animals.

Dickens Project receives NEH grant for public outreach to schoolteachers

Aug 31, 2015 The Dickens Project at UC Santa Cruz has received a $119,417 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a four-week NEH Summer Seminar that will be held on campus in 2016.

Global Food Initiative fellowships available – applications due Sept. 8

Aug 25, 2015 UC Santa Cruz undergraduate and graduate students interested in agroecology, student food access and security, experiential learning, and other topics related to UC Santa Cruz’s Global Food Initiative (GFI) work are invited to apply to become part of the 2015-16 GFI Fellowship Program.

Astronomer Claire Max appointed director of UC Observatories

Aug 24, 2015 UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed UC Santa Cruz astronomer Claire Max as director of UC Observatories.

Farm to label: How alumnus helped bring organic labeling policy to the nation

Aug 21, 2015 Mark Lipson, now a research associate at Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, was instrumental in standardizing organic farming in the U.S. Now back at UCSC, he continues the mission of institutionalizing public policy support for organic farming.

UC Santa Cruz launches new legacy course on the Holocaust with Coursera

Aug 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has launched a new version of its free online course, "The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry," through the Coursera platform.

'New Parent' chat will use social media to connect with new Slug families

Aug 20, 2015 Parents of incoming Banana Slugs will soon have a chance to ask candid questions and concerns with a group of campus experts without ever having to leave their homes, jump in their cars, or even turn off their home computers.

Seagate gift supports UC Santa Cruz research on genomic data storage

Aug 20, 2015 Donation includes 2.5 petabytes of storage for studying large-scale data storage challenges in genomics and other areas

Dickson Emeriti Professorship awarded to chemist Phil Crews

Aug 19, 2015 The Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorships recognize research, teaching, and public service by emeriti professors.

Cowell College dedicates new Coeleen Kiebert Sculpture Patio

Aug 18, 2015 The courtyard outside the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery at Cowell College was packed Friday evening with friends and admirers of distinguished artist, teacher and UC Santa Cruz alumna Coeleen Kiebert...

Enjoy the peak season of produce from the UC Santa Cruz Farm

Aug 14, 2015 With summer in full swing, it’s time to sign up for the UCSC Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and enjoy the peak season of organic produce from the UC Santa Cruz Farm.

Alumnus Cary Fukunaga and film undergrad win Princess Grace Awards

Aug 13, 2015 Emmy Award-winning UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Fukunaga and current Film and Digital Media undergraduate student Jeny Amaya have been honored with 2015 Princess Grace Awards.

Fifth annual Farm to Fork Benefit Dinner opens new Cowell Ranch Hay Barn

Aug 13, 2015 The fifth annual Farm to Fork Benefit Dinner at the UC Santa Cruz Farm will be held at the newly renovated Cowell Ranch Hay Barn Saturday, September 12.

Male elephant seals use 'voice recognition' to identify rivals, study finds

Aug 12, 2015 Researchers from UC Santa Cruz have been studying the behavior of northern elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Reserve since the late 1960s.

'Doing something significant with my life'

Aug 7, 2015 Molecular, cell and developmental biology student Hector Navarro, who came from humble beginnings, now works in a genetics lab on campus with the goal of becoming a cancer researcher.

California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine funds UC Santa Cruz pediatric cancer project

Aug 3, 2015 The state initiative is providing $1.2 million for the Genomics Institute's California Kids Cancer Comparison project.

New method reveals hidden population of regulatory molecules in cells

Aug 3, 2015 UC Santa Cruz researchers have revealed a previously undetected population of small RNA molecules involved in cell regulation

New Presidential Chair to support Dickens Project and Literature Studies at UC Santa Cruz

Jul 30, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a $500,000 gift, plus matching funds from the UC Regents, to establish a $1 million Jordan-Stern Presidential Chair for Dickens and Nineteenth-Century Studies.

Summertime, and the research is happening

Jul 30, 2015 Transfer student Guinevere Ashley, who is working this summer in a campus lab, has found meaning and purpose in biomedical sciences research.

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