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Year-long UC Santa Cruz seminar to examine global migration and non-citizenship

Jul 28, 2015 The phenomena of global migration, disenfranchisement, and hardships of living in territories while not holding traditional citizenship will be examined in a year-long seminar conceived by five UC Santa Cruz professors and funded with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Gift to UC Santa Cruz funds new chair in water resources and food sustainability

Jul 20, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received $500,000 from the Helen and Will Webster Foundation that with matching funds from UC Regents has established the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability.

Chancellor names professors Haney and Strome as UC Presidential Chairs

Jul 13, 2015 UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal has named professors Craig Haney and Susan Strome to three-year terms as UC Santa Cruz Presidential Chairs.

Scholarships available for UC Santa Cruz organic farming apprenticeships

Jul 1, 2015 Aspiring organic farmers and gardeners are invited to apply for the 2016 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz. Now in its 48th year, the Apprenticeship is the longest running university-based organic farming training program in the U.S.

UC Santa Cruz develops innovative online courses available to all UC students

Jul 1, 2015 UC Santa Cruz faculty are venturing into the brave new world of online education.

Alumni Profile / Kris Perry: Standing for equality

Jun 26, 2015 Kris Perry (Merrill '86) doesn’t think about the way historians will tell her story. Instead, she thinks how life will be different for children nationwide because of her fight for marriage equality.

Caffeine culture: Anthropology student traces coffee’s route from farm to cup

Jun 25, 2015 When Katie Slocum, an anthropology major at UC Santa Cruz, got her first espresso fix at Verve, the specialty Santa Cruz coffee bar, she had no idea that a year later she would be following the company to a Honduran mountaintop on a journey through the coffee supply chain.

Social Sciences division launches first annual summer reading list

Jun 18, 2015 What happens when you ask UC Santa Cruz faculty, staff, alumni, and students from the Division of Social Sciences - and even the Chancellor - for book recommendations related to themes of social justice, citizenship, ethics, and social responsibility?

Freshly minted grads revel at commencement

Jun 15, 2015 Bubbles floated in the air and fresh-flower leis ruffled in the breeze as scholars and their supporters gathered over the weekend for a very special edition of UC Santa Cruz commencement.

Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas at annual Silicon Valley event

Jun 3, 2015 The Center for Entrepreneurship held its third annual Business Design Showcase on Saturday, May 30, at the UCSC Silicon Valley Center.

In memoriam: Laura Garciacano Sobrino, alumna became the 'Mariachi Queen'

Jun 1, 2015 Laura Garciacano Sobrino (Porter, ’81, individual music major), who became one of the best-known female mariachi musicians in the United States and Mexico, died May 21 in Whittier, Ca., at age 60.

Julie Guthman wins excellence award for research in food justice issues

May 29, 2015 Julie Guthman, UC Santa Cruz professor of social sciences, whose research looks at agricultural systems, food justice issues, and environmental health, has been selected to receive the 2015 Excellence in Research Award from the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society.

UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden’s market cart produce stand opens June 2

May 28, 2015 Tuesday, June 2 is opening day for the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden's Market Cart at the corner of Bay and High streets at the base of the UC Santa Cruz campus.

Accounting's Bob Shepherd wins state CPA society outstanding educator award

May 27, 2015 Robert Shepherd, former director of the economics accounting track at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2015 Outstanding Educator Award by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

Center for Emerging Worlds hosts screenings of films on global Islam

May 18, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Center for Emerging Worlds presents two nights of film and video on the theme of global Islam, Friday and Saturday, May 29, 30 at the Film and Digital Media Department on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

UC Santa Cruz politics professor Mark Massoud wins Guggenheim Fellowship

May 15, 2015 Mark Fathi Massoud, assistant professor of politics and legal studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to further his research on law in war-affected regions.

LASER talk to explore research in environmental art, recycling, ocean medicines, and film

May 15, 2015 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its final LASER talk of the academic year on campus this spring on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center.

Emeritus psychology professor Pavel Machotka wins systemwide emeriti award

May 15, 2015 Pavel Machotka, professor emeritus of psychology at UC Santa Cruz, has won a 2015 Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award that honors UC emeriti professors in the humanities and social sciences.

Berries, flowers from campus Farm & Garden go on sale at Quarry Plaza

May 13, 2015 On Friday, May 15th, Wednesday, May 20th, and Wednesday, May 27th, a limited engagement produce and flower stand will open at Quarry Plaza with berries and beautiful flower bouquets from the Alan Chadwick Garden.

Center for Analytical Finance workshop looks at high-frequency trading

May 11, 2015 The chief economist of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will open a daylong workshop and conference on high-frequency trading, Friday, May 15 at UC Santa Cruz.

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