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Professors Leta Miller and Carolyn Dean honored for arts research

Dec 11, 2014 Acting Arts Dean Martin Berger has named the 2014 Arts Dean’s Eminent Professors, the division’s highest recognition of faculty research achievement.

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.

UC Santa Cruz professor honored by San Francisco Film Society

Dec 8, 2014 UC Santa Cruz arts professor B. Ruby Rich was honored at the San Francisco Film Society’s fifth annual Essential SF, an event celebrating the Bay Area film community's most vital figures and institutions.

Renewal of the Phased Retirement Program

Dec 4, 2014 The University is renewing the Phased Retirement Program, which provides eligible career staff the opportunity to transition into retirement by voluntarily reducing work hours by at least 10 percent a year for up to three years before retiring.

Campus food drive launches for holiday season

Dec 1, 2014 Another holiday season is upon us, and with it comes our annual UC Santa Cruz Holiday Food Drive which works in cooperation with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County providing healthy meals to our friends and neighbors in need.

Scott Hernandez-Jason named director of news and media relations at UC Santa Cruz

Dec 1, 2014 Scott Hernandez-Jason has joined UC Santa Cruz as director of news and media relations. His first day was Monday, December 1.

Composting bins promote a handy diversion toward 2020 zero-waste goal

Dec 1, 2014 The first zero-waste stations at McHenry Library are in place, another step toward a goal of making the campus zero-waste by 2020.

Campus Holiday Food Drive

Dec 1, 2014 Last year the UCSC holiday food drive raised over 150,000 meals for our friends and neighbors in need, making UCSC the third largest contributor in the county.

Community crime bulletin: Assault with injury reported

Nov 13, 2014 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is investigating a report of an assault causing injury that occurred on November 12, at 7:55 p.m. on Heller Drive near the north side Porter College bus stop.

Campus Holiday Gathering

Nov 13, 2014 Chancellor George Blumenthal and his wife, Kelly Weisberg, invite all faculty and staff to a Holiday Gathering & Campus Celebration on Tuesday, December 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room.

Wade Davis to speak at UC Santa Cruz on Nov. 14

Nov 10, 2014 Author, explorer, filmmaker, and professor Wade Davis will deliver the 14th Annual Sidhartha Maitra Memorial Lecture at UC Santa Cruz on Friday, November 14, at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Arts professor brings acclaimed Deaf poets to campus with ‘Eye Music’ festival

Nov 7, 2014 Nationally renowned Deaf poets and performing artists are coming to UC Santa Cruz for Eye Music--a four-day festival created and performed in American Sign Language (ASL).

Winter Campus Curtailment 2014-2015

Nov 6, 2014 Our 2014-2015 Winter Campus Curtailment is scheduled for the time period of December 24, 2014 through January 1, 2015.

Carsharing opportunities

Nov 5, 2014 UCSC subscribes to Zimride, a campus-specific ride-matching service. Zimride helps you offer or request rides for regular commutes or one-time road trips.

Summer 2015 Orientation Dates

Nov 4, 2014 Summer Orientation is our opportunity as a campus to formally welcome newly matriculated UCSC students and their families into our community of scholars.

2014 UC Santa Cruz United Way Campaign: November 1–15

Nov 3, 2014 We hope you will join us in supporting United Way of Santa Cruz County and the many agencies in our community that help make a difference in the lives of your neighbors.

Open Enrollment 2015

Oct 30, 2014 The annual Open Enrollment (OE) period begins Thursday, October 30 and ends at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25.

UC Santa Cruz named a 'silver bicycle-friendly' university

Oct 28, 2014 UC Santa Cruz has been named a 'silver bicycle-friendly' university by the League of American Bicyclists.

Astrophysics meets theater in ‘Birth of Stars’

Oct 22, 2014 What does the birth and death of stars have to do with the lives of real human beings? How do we balance the joy and pain of life in a productive way? Does technology make us less than human…or something more?

'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

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