- December 22, 2010
DNA extracted from a fossil finger bone has yielded the genome of a previously unknown group of human relatives.
- November 30, 2010
The Genome 10K Community of Scientists and BGI (formerly the Beijing Genomics Institute) of Shenzhen, China, have announced a plan to sequence the genomes of 101 vertebrate species within the next two years.
- October 19, 2010
A panel of four highly accomplished UCSC alumni with expertise in digital media shared their insights and experience with an eager crowd of younger alumni at a recent networking event held at the Google campus in Mountain View.
- October 18, 2010
The American Physical Society has awarded the 2011 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials to Art Ramirez, dean of the Baskin School of Engineering.
- October 11, 2010
Innovative approaches to solving problems in the critical areas of biotechnology, energy, and human-centered design will be presented by faculty in the Baskin School of Engineering at the school's annual Research Review Day.
- October 11, 2010
Two UCSC faculty members have been honored with emeriti professorships for the 2010-11 academic year: George Brown, professor emeritus of physics, and Donald Wiberg, professor emeritus of electrical engineering.
- October 11, 2010
UCSC researchers attracted a record $148 million in external grants and contracts to the campus in the 2009-10 fiscal year.
- October 08, 2010
Popular Mechanics magazine has awarded a 2010 Breakthroughs Award to Wentai Liu, professor of electrical engineering at UCSC's Baskin School of Engineering.
- September 24, 2010
Jeffrey J. Shilling, former chief development officer for Stanford University’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, has been named associate vice chancellor for strategic philanthropy at UC Santa Cruz.
- September 16, 2010
The University of California Regents today (Thursday, September 16, 2010) approved the appointment of Alison Galloway as campus provost/executive vice chancellor (CP/EVC) of UC Santa Cruz. The appointment is effective immediately.
- September 16, 2010
The Computer Engineering Department in the Baskin School of Engineering will celebrate its 23rd anniversary with an alumni reunion on Saturday, September 25.
- September 15, 2010
In Nader Pourmand's bioinstrumentation class, students are encouraged to come up with their own ideas for new biotechnology devices and applications. Sometimes, their "crazy ideas" turn into important research projects.
- September 14, 2010
The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $1 million to establish a Bridge to the Doctorate program at UCSC that will provide fellowships for science and engineering graduate students from underrepresented minority populations.
- September 05, 2010
A tiny optical device built into a silicon chip has achieved the slowest light propagation on a chip to date, reducing the speed of light by a factor of 1,200.
- August 30, 2010
The 10th annual UCSC Expanding Your Horizons Conference for high school girls will take place on Saturday, October 9.
- August 27, 2010
The Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group, a local charity supporting cancer research and patient care, has awarded grants of $10,000 each to three researchers at UCSC.
- August 24, 2010
Dozens of students gained valuable experience in nanotechnology and energy research labs this summer through an internship program at the Advanced Studies Laboratories, a collaborative partnership led by UCSC and NASA Ames.
- August 03, 2010
The American Fisheries Society has selected a paper on steelhead trout by UCSC researcher William Satterthwaite as the best publication for 2009.
- July 06, 2010
The 29 middle school girls who graduated from the fourth annual Girls in Engineering program Friday described their two weeks on the UC Santa Cruz campus as "awesome," "interesting," "fun," and yes, "inspiring."
- June 16, 2010
Twelve media innovation projects have been selected as winners of the 2010 Knight News Challenge, a contest that funds new-technology ideas that will shape the future of news and civic media. Michael Mateas, associate professor of computer science at UC S
- June 14, 2010
Friday's commencement ceremonies at East Field were a blend of jubilation, reflection, and relief as hundreds of scholars posed for photographs and capped off their studies at UC Santa Cruz.
- June 11, 2010
Oakes College is offering a new residential program for science and engineering students at UCSC this fall.
- June 10, 2010
Gordon Ringold, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur with strong academic and research credentials, will assume leadership and oversight of UCSC's growing initiatives in Silicon Valley.
- June 09, 2010
Philips Lumileds has donated an advanced system for the synthesis of high-quality semiconductor materials to the Baskin School of Engineering.
- May 20, 2010
Ceph, an open-source file system developed by UCSC computer scientists, offers an innovative approach to the data storage challenge.
- May 06, 2010
After extracting ancient DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of Neanderthals, scientists have obtained a draft sequence of the Neanderthal genome.
- May 04, 2010
The Microscopy Society of America has chosen UCSC electrical engineer Michael Isaacson to receive its 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award for the Physical Sciences.
- April 14, 2010
UCSC has launched a new summer institute that brings together scientists and students from a broad range of backgrounds to study current problems in theoretical astrophysics.
- April 13, 2010
The Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educators prepares science and engineering graduate students for teaching.
- March 04, 2010
The Baskin School of Engineering is helping to sponsor a new award for young women in the greater San Francisco Bay Area who are interested in computing and technology.
- February 07, 2010
More than 300 people turned out for the seventh annual UC Santa Cruz Scholarship Benefit Dinner that took place Saturday night at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.
- February 01, 2010
This spring, UC Santa Cruz, will launch a unique graduate-level training program funded by a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to cross-train scientists and engineers in humanities and social sciences, and vice versa.
- January 14, 2010
The biomolecular engineering and bioinformatics program offers expanded opportunities for graduate research.
- January 11, 2010
UCSC will host its seventh annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner on Saturday, February 6, at the Tech Museum in San Jose.
- January 06, 2010
Two professors of electrical engineering have been named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).