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Organic gardening workshop series features reduced rate for students

Feb 11, 2016 "Garden Cruz: Organic Matters," a workshop series in March on the art and craft of organic, French-intensive food and flower gardening, offers reduced rates to UCSC students involved in campus garden projects.

Community Crime Bulletin – Santa Cruz Police Department seeking assistance

Feb 11, 2016 The Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the community's help in identifying the suspect wanted in a child luring case.

Community studies majors present findings after six-month field study

Feb 10, 2016 The six-month full-time field study has been the heart of the community studies major at UC Santa Cruz since the program began in 1969. Last week, students in the reinstated major described their field-study experiences during a poster session.

Acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker to screen and discuss film about President Obama’s sister

Feb 5, 2016 The UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and the Living Writers Series will present two evening events with visiting Nigerian filmmaker Branwen Okpako, Feb. 10-11.

Inaugural Fred Keeley Coastal Scholars learn by doing

Feb 4, 2016 Erica Ferrer (Cowell, ’16, marine biology) and Linda Pineda (College Eight, ’16, Earth sciences) are the inaugural recipients of the Fred Keeley Coastal Scholarship–a new program that supports hands-on summer research for UC Santa Cruz students interested in coastal sustainability.

Application period opens for 2016-2018 staff advisor to the UC Board of Regents

Feb 1, 2016 The University is pleased to announce the application period for selection of the 2016-2018 Staff Advisor to the UC Board of Regents.

Wells Fargo funds coastal sustainability fellowships and graduate program

Jan 26, 2016 $560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.

LASER talk to spotlight research on pumas, filmmaking, river people, and ancient DNA

Jan 25, 2016 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first LASER talk of 2016 on Tuesday, February 2, on campus at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Endangered species: American public libraries

Jan 22, 2016 Focusing his lens on shared commons that are under threat, alumnus Robert Dawson spent 21 years photographing 526 of the nation’s public libraries.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to launch campuswide 'Collective Museum' Feb. 11

Jan 20, 2016 The Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UCSC will kick off its innovative first exhibition project--Collective Museum, by the Portland-based artist group Public Doors and Windows, Feb. 11.

Two UC Santa Cruz students are missing

Jan 20, 2016 We are deeply saddened to inform you that two of our students are missing after being swept into the ocean near Bonny Doon Beach late Monday afternoon.

Active learning movement gains momentum

Jan 20, 2016 Classrooms across campus are seeing less lecturing and more student engagement.

After Paris climate deal, what's next?

Jan 19, 2016 After a landmark deal at last month’s United Nations climate change conference, three UC Santa Cruz environmental studies professors who closely follow climate change offer thoughts on next steps in advance of a major climate conference at UCSC in February.

UC’s Global Food Initiative addresses student food security challenge

Jan 19, 2016 It’s hard to do your best academically when you’re not eating well, but that’s the dilemma facing many University of California students.

Nominations for UCSC's Outstanding Staff Award

Jan 19, 2016 Make your nomination for the UCSC Outstanding Staff Award today.

Holocaust survivor and scholar Hedwig Rose to give public talk at UCSC on Jan. 21

Jan 15, 2016 Following her father’s arrest by the Nazis in 1942, six-year-old Hedwig Rose, her mother, and sister spent three years hidden in an Amsterdam cellar by a Christian friend until the country was liberated on May 5, 1945.

Task force submits recommendations on new retirement benefits for future UC employees

Jan 15, 2016 President Napolitano will next invite feedback on the task force recommendations from faculty, staff, and others over the coming weeks to help inform the proposal she is expected to bring to the UC Board of Regents in March.

Film by UC Santa Cruz art professor nominated for Academy Award

Jan 14, 2016 Last Day of Freedom, an animated short by UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones and San Francisco artist Nomi Talisman, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the category of best documentary short.

Students, chapter recognized for work in advancing science diversity

Jan 14, 2016 The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science gives undergraduate students opportunities to meet with professionals in their fields, showcase their work, and ask questions about graduate school and career development.

UC Santa Cruz names Alexander Wolf new dean of Baskin School of Engineering

Jan 12, 2016 Currently a professor of computer science at Imperial College London, Wolf will begin his term as dean on July 1, 2016.

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