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Social sciences faculty awarded $8 million in research funding

Oct 2, 2015 Faculty in the Social Sciences Division of UC Santa Cruz garnered more than $8 million in research funding from just over 100 grants for the year August 2014 to August 2015.

Deer Alert – Rutting Season

Oct 2, 2015 This time of year drivers and cyclists need to be extra vigilant about deer darting into roadways.

Bugs in an urban jungle: What green spaces mean for ecology and community

Oct 1, 2015 Since 2013, UC Santa Cruz environmental studies professor Stacy Philpott has studied insect biodiversity in urban gardens to better understand the ecological role these green spaces provide.

Internationally acclaimed artist to lead evening of stargazing at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 1, 2015 Acclaimed artist Russell Crotty and the grad student-led Astronomy Club will present an evening of stargazing on the hillside above UC Santa Cruz’s Great Meadow on October 14.

Campus wins sustainability award for water conservation efforts

Oct 1, 2015 UC Santa Cruz won an honorable mention for drought planning and water conservation efforts at the 2015 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference hosted by San Francisco State University.

'U.S. News' visits UC Santa Cruz on a 'College Road Trip' in 'Best Colleges 2016'

Sep 30, 2015 UC Santa Cruz is featured in the “College Road Trip” section of U.S. News World Report’s “Best Colleges 2016” guidebook, which hits newsstands this week.

Picture this: An app for blind photographers

Sep 30, 2015 Grad student Dustin Adams, who works in UC Santa Cruz's Interactive Systems for Individuals with Special Needs lab, designed a tool to recognize and describe photos.

Privacy in the age of big data to be focus of symposium

Sep 29, 2015 For the inaugural event, DataLex will feature data scientists, policymakers, legal scholars, and privacy advocates to collectively consider important issues.

StoryCruz: Bittersweet moment

Sep 29, 2015 In our new audio stories project, Charles and Adrienne Coleman of Greenville, S.C., share their bittersweet feelings about dropping their son, Vernon, off for his freshman year at UC Santa Cruz.

Community Crime Bulletin: Mail theft on campus

Sep 26, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department has received multiple reports of mail theft from residents in Family Student Housing (FSH) in the past couple weeks.

New UC Presidential Chair to strengthen screenwriting program at UC Santa Cruz

Sep 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a gift from arts alumnus Ken Corday, plus funds from the UC Regents, to establish a new Kenneth R. Corday Family Presidential Chair in Writing for Television & Film.

New senate faculty members build campus strengths

Sep 24, 2015 From environmental sociology to game design, UC Santa Cruz professors are studying problems aimed at improving the world in which we live.

Wednesday Night Cinema Society kicks off new film series curated by grad students

Sep 23, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz weekly film series, Wednesday Night Cinema Society, is back this year, with films specially curated by grad students.

No reason to retire

Sep 21, 2015 In their 70s and 80s, many pioneer faculty are still working on campus—for the chance to open students’ eyes, for the excitement of discovery, and for the love of teaching.

Alumna Gillian Welch receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting

Sep 17, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alumna Gillian Welch took home a Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting at the 2015 Americana Music Awards Sept. 16.

Paying it forward: annual Farm to Fork event honors past and future farmers

Sep 16, 2015 The Farm to Fork dinner series has supported more than 150 apprentices through scholarships and subsidized meal plans.

City replacing water main valve

Sep 15, 2015 The City of Santa Cruz Water Department is planning to replace a water main valve, a major project that will begin on Tuesday, September 22.

Important Notice - Annual campus Move In

Sep 14, 2015 This week we are preparing to welcome more than 8,500 residential students to our community. University Housing will open their doors for occupancy beginning Thursday, September 17, and student Move In will continue through Sunday, September 20.

Student Health Center Closure on September 15, 2015

Sep 14, 2015 the Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and Student Health Outreach Promotion (SHOP) will be closed all day for patient/client care on September 15, 2015.

UCSC Farm hosts Fall Harvest Festival Sunday, Sept 27

Sep 11, 2015 Celebrate fall’s arrival with pumpkins, music, great food, a fall plant sale, farm tours, and much more at the UCSC Farm & Garden’s Fall Harvest Festival, coming up on Sunday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at UC Santa Cruz’s 30-acre organic farm.

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