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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.

New UC hands-on experience class modeled after UC Santa Cruz 'supercourse'

Feb 11, 2015 A uniquely UC Santa Cruz course that offers undergraduates hands-on research experience has been adopted by the UC Natural Reserve System and is now open to students from all nine UC undergraduate campuses.

Campus farm adds Quarry Field to further farming, education, and research

Feb 10, 2015 Freshly tilled soil on the west side of Hagar marks the start of the UC Santa Cruz Farm’s latest effort in growing food for campus and expanding the research and education work of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS).

Emerging Worlds talk focuses on conflict in South Sudan

Feb 4, 2015 “Understanding Conflict in South Sudan,” the second in series of public events looking at global Islam, is set for Tuesday, February 10 at UC Santa Cruz.

State legislature commends economics chair Rob Fairlie for public service

Jan 30, 2015 Rob Fairlie, chair of the Economics Department at UC Santa Cruz, has been commended by the state legislature for service to California through his work to reduce poverty and inequality, improve education and human capital, and increase job opportunities and entrepreneurship.

Tony Hill Award winner helps young people soar

Jan 27, 2015 Jacob Martinez, this year's Tony Hill Award honoree, is a strong advocate for low-income Latino and Latina youth who are interested in science, math, and technological careers but face obstacles along the way.

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