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Friends of Long Marine Lab supports 17 student research projects

Jan 30, 2015 From sea otters to sea level rise, Student Research and Education Awards will support a wide range of student research projects.

Fifty artists from five decades: UC Santa Cruz 50th alumni exhibition opens Feb. 5

Jan 26, 2015 UC Santa Cruz alumni from across the country are contributing their works to "50/50"—a new art exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the campus that opens on February 5.

Campus, city take home prestigious governor's award

Jan 22, 2015 In 2011, the City and UCSC created the GreenWharf program to foster the development and incorporation of innovative technology into the structure and operations at the Santa Cruz Wharf.

UC establishes full-time advocates, other measures to address sexual violence on campuses

Jan 21, 2015 The University of California will meet its January goals toward implementing a comprehensive approach to addressing sexual violence on campuses.

Steve Whittaker named fellow of Association of Computing Machinery

Jan 16, 2015 Steve Whittaker, UC Santa Cruz professor of psychology, has been named a fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery for his work in human-computer interaction

Campus community invited to spread radical ideas at TEDx Santa Cruz

Jan 16, 2015 This year’s TEDx Santa Cruz is focused on radical collaborations. Organizers are looking for speakers and performers whose creative and innovative ideas have changed the world.

Alumnus Tom Franco brings his collaborative art culture to UC Santa Cruz

Jan 15, 2015 “This is a curatorial class—it’s a great atmosphere to experiment,” artist Tom Franco told the 20 students gathered at their first meeting in the Sesnon Gallery at UC Santa Cruz…

In 50th year, UC Santa Cruz sees unprecedented undergraduate interest

Jan 12, 2015 Nearly 55,000 prospective undergraduates applied for the fall 2015 quarter, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, and the second highest percentage increase among the UC campuses.

Angela Davis, activist, professor emerita, to headline annual MLK Convocation

Jan 9, 2015 Activist, author, and distinguished UC Santa Cruz professor emerita Angela Davis is this year's keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation, which is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

Community crime bulletin: Multiple auto burglaries

Jan 8, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the public's help with its investigation into several reported auto burglaries that have occurred since December 26. The burglaries appear to have occurred in the evening or early morning hours. Items taken include money, clothing, laptops, tablets, GPS, and other personal items.

‘Questions that Matter’: New public humanities series brings campus to community

Jan 8, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) will present "Making the Cosmos Local"—the first event in a new series of public dialogues titled Questions That Matter—on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Kuumbwa Jazz Center.

Dressing up to party down

Jan 8, 2015 Time to head to the vintage store or rifle through the closet to channel your inner Twiggy—in honor of its upcoming 50th anniversary celebration starting in 2015, UC Santa Cruz is holiding an informal 1965-style dress-up day on January 15.

Red Cross Staff & Faculty Blood Drive this month

Jan 7, 2015 The Staff Advisory Board is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive for Staff and Faculty on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the Stevenson Event Center from 10am to 3pm.

Multimedia campaign to bring nationwide attention to campus

Jan 5, 2015 In support of the 50th anniversary, UC Santa Cruz has launched a national multimedia marketing campaign to showcase the campus’s original thinking that’s pushing the boundaries of human knowledge.

Students garner awards at national biomedical conference

Dec 15, 2014 Five UC Santa Cruz students received awards for their presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students.

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.

Student robotics competition on Dec. 12 features "Game of Thrones" theme

Dec 8, 2014 Small autonomous robots built by UC Santa Cruz engineering students will face off in "Game of Drones" competition.

UC Santa Cruz undergrads earn bronze medal in bioengineering competition

Dec 2, 2014 A team of UC Santa Cruz undergraduates worked to engineer a microbe to produce biofuel from processed plant material.

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