- December 16, 2009
Three professors at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- December 14, 2009
Filmmaker Renée Tajima-Peña has been named a USA Fellow for 2009 by United States Artists.
- December 06, 2009
A team of UCSC philosophy students won first place this past weekend at the California Regional Ethics Bowl Tournament held in Chico, qualifying them to compete in the National Ethics competition on March 4 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- November 18, 2009
Jin Zhang, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his outstanding contributions to physics.
- November 12, 2009
Faye J. Crosby is the recipient of this year's Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance.
- November 08, 2009
Phillip Crews, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2008-09 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.
- October 15, 2009
<i>Popular Science</i> names Nathaniel J. Dominy one of this year's "Brilliant 10" young scientists and researchers.
- October 08, 2009
Three social scientists were honored recently for teaching and research.
- October 01, 2009
Five UCSC faculty members have won NSF CAREER awards in 2009.
- September 28, 2009
UCSC will host its third annual Founders Day gala dinner at the Cocoanut Grove on Friday, October 23.
- September 25, 2009
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored two UCSC researchers with the 2009 Curt Stern Award.
- September 22, 2009
Eleven dedicated community college transfer students will attend UC Santa Cruz this fall as recipients of Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Awards.
- September 11, 2009
Spanish Language lecturer María Victoria González Paganihas has been awarded the IV Cristóbal de Villalón Award for "Innovation in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language."
- August 24, 2009
<i>Sunset</i> magazine and the California Coastal Commission have named Gary Griggs and Julie Packard among their 2009 California Coastal Heroes.
- August 18, 2009
Computer scientist Michael Mateas, named to the MacArthur Foundation Chair at UCSC, aims to radically expand the expressive power of computer games.
- August 05, 2009
One of the top physics students in Mexico is spending this summer studying astrophysics at UCSC as the first winner of the John Bahcall Award.
- August 03, 2009
<i>R&D</i> magazine has awarded an <i>R&D</i> 100 Award to the Artificial Retina Project, recognizing it as one of the most innovative ideas of the year.
- July 27, 2009
Staff members Diane Behling and Linda Flaherty have both passed the LEED AP exam.
- July 21, 2009
Four research programs headquartered at UC Santa Cruz have received awards in the 2009 UC Multi-Campus Research Programs and Initiatives Competition (MRPI).
- July 16, 2009
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation.
- July 15, 2009
Computer scientist Don Chamberlin has been chosen to receive a 2009 Fellow Award from the Computer History Museum.
- July 15, 2009
Marcia McNutt, professor of Earth and planetary sciences at UCSC, will be nominated as director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
- July 01, 2009
Adrienne Zihlman is honored for pioneering research on human evolution.
- June 08, 2009
Graduating senior Brittany Guest will receive a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for medical school fees and tuition.
- June 01, 2009
The first-ever UCSC Business Plan Competition showcased winning ideas.
- May 29, 2009
UCSC undergraduate Dominic Papia has been selected for a prestigious summer internship at one of Japan's premier research centers.
- May 19, 2009
UCSC graduate student in music Noah Gideon Meites is one of nine young classical composers who have been named winners in the 57th Annual BMI Student Composer Awards.
- April 24, 2009
Astronomer Sandra Faber received the 2009 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science in a ceremony yesterday in Philadelphia.
- April 20, 2009
For some, retirement means slowing down and shifting gears. Not so for Thomas F. Pettigrew.
- April 15, 2009
Former Peace Corps volunteers, current members, and their families joined Rep. Sam Farr and UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal for a spirited reception and film screening last Monday at the University Center Alumni Room.
- March 18, 2009
The common thread running through the Alumni Association's top award winners for 2008-09 is their exceptional ability to inspire.
- March 10, 2009
Marc Mangel, distinguished professor of mathematical biology at UC Santa Cruz, has been elected a corresponding fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland's national academy of science and letters.
- February 18, 2009
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded Sloan Research Fellowships to Samit Dasgupta, assistant professor of mathematics, and Mark Krumholz, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics.
- February 17, 2009
Astronomer Sandra Faber has been chosen to receive the 2009 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science from the historic Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
- February 08, 2009
UCSC alumna Marti Noxon has won a Writers Guild of America award for best dramatic television series of 2008. Noxon received her award as part of the writing team for the hit TV show "Mad Men."
- January 25, 2009
First-time director and UC Santa Cruz alumnus Cary Joji Fukunaga received the award for "Best Director, U.S. Drama," at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival for his film Sin Nombre.
- January 19, 2009
Three members of UCSC's faculty have been honored with emeriti professorships for the current academic year.