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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.

Solving ancient riddles: UCSC hosts archaeological genetics conference

Apr 13, 2015 The newly formed UC Santa Cruz Archaeological Research Center will hold its first public research conference on how the analysis of ancient DNA can unlock secrets from the past Tuesday afternoon (April 14) on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Alum’s feature film heralds wildlife and landscape of Big Sur’s wild coast

Apr 10, 2015 Acclaimed wildlife photographers, UC Santa Cruz alumnus Kennan Ward and his wife Karen, will screen their new film “It’s a Wild Life” featuring the Big Sur coast Friday, April 17 at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz.

Feminist Islamic scholar to speak of global movements for women, equality, and justice

Apr 3, 2015 Amina Wadud will speak of "Muslim Women: Equality and Justice Movements Globally" Thursday, April 16 as part of the Center for Emerging Worlds' Global Islam series.

Faculty research lecture features prison and incarceration expert Craig Haney

Mar 26, 2015 Haney has been selected to deliver the 49th annual Faculty Research Lecture scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Music Recital Hall on the UC Santa Cruz campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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.

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.

Barn raising set for re-creation of historic Cowell Ranch Hay Barn

Mar 17, 2015 A new-fashioned community barn raising is set for Saturday, March 21 at UC Santa Cruz when professionals and volunteers will assemble and raise the timber framing for the re-creation of the historic Cowell Ranch Hay Barn.

The heart and soul of UC Santa Cruz

Mar 16, 2015 By Sheldon Kamieniecki, Dean, Division of Social Sciences—In my ninth year as dean, I remain impressed by the strong commitment of social sciences faculty to research, undergraduate education, and teaching.

Focus of climate change discussions shifts from mitigation to adaptation

Mar 16, 2015 UC Santa Cruz climate conference addresses coastal resilience and 'wicked tradeoffs.'

New 3rd edition of 'Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening' now available

Mar 4, 2015 Drawing on nearly 50 years of experience, "Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors, 3rd Edition" addresses practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in agriculture.

UC Santa Cruz students compete in global challenge for $1 million Hult Prize

Feb 27, 2015 A team of UC Santa Cruz students has advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good.

Anita Hill: 'I hope my life is a living example of the power of coming forward'

Feb 27, 2015 Anita Hill, the focus of the highest-profile sexual harassment case in U.S. history, addressed a capacity crowd about "speaking truth to power."

UC Santa Cruz psychology professor honored with 'Best Paper' award

Feb 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz associate professor of psychology Shelly Grabe and social psychology graduate students Rose Grose and Anjali Dutt have been named winners of the 2015 Georgia Babladelis Award by the Society for the Psychology of Women.

Top scientists, policymakers to speak at UCSC climate conference March 13-14

Feb 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz will host a major national conference on climate change featuring top climate scientists and policy experts.

New book explores the myth of secularism in contemporary France

Feb 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Mayanthi Fernando’s book “The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism” provides insight to understanding Islamic culture and secularism in contemporary France.

Anita Hill to speak at UC Santa Cruz on gender and racial equality Feb. 26

Feb 12, 2015 Anita Hill’s life changed forever in 1991 when a television audience of 22 million saw her testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas.

Female pumas kill more, eat less when humans are near, study finds

Feb 12, 2015 Female pumas kill more prey but consume less when their territories bump into human development, UC Santa Cruz researchers report in a new study based on monitoring more than two dozen pumas in the Santa Cruz mountains.

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