- December 14, 2011
- December 01, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously to name a room in the Capitol for UC Santa Cruz alumnus Gabe Zimmerman (Stevenson, '02, sociology), the Congressional community outreach director who was killed in the January shooting rampage in Tucson.
- November 15, 2011
Scientists are launching a major effort to understand the conditions leading to blooms of toxic algae along the California coast.
- November 14, 2011
Two UCSC fundraising teams will be recognized by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
- October 21, 2011
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz, in collaboration with local educational agencies, have won a $250,000 grant to help high school English teachers in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District prepare for new state standards in reading and writing.
- October 07, 2011
UC Santa Cruz's Educational Partnership Center has been awarded two GEAR UP federal grants to serve students in Pajaro Valley and South Monterey County.
- August 17, 2011
UC Santa Cruz has received a gift of $500,000 to establish The George P. Hitchcock Modern Poetry Fund at Porter College.
- July 26, 2011
UCSC researchers are developing new microscope technologies to enable biologists to see deep within living tissues.
- July 22, 2011
The pioneering Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture program at the UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden will continue to offer hands-on training in small-scale organic agriculture despite a significant loss of state and federal funding to the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS).
- July 12, 2011
A gift of $127,000 from the estate of World War II Navy veteran Dudley Green has established a new endowment in support of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum.
- July 08, 2011
Shoppers at New Leaf Markets have selected the Seymour Marine Discovery Center as one of five local organizations that can be supported by a special "bring your own bag" rebate program.
- June 03, 2011
Five instructors at UC Santa Cruz received the campus's Excellence in Teaching Award during the annual year-end ceremony on Friday honoring undergraduate student achievement. Students nominate faculty and the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching selects awardees, based on input from deans, department chairs, and materials submitted by nominees.
- May 25, 2011
Wells Fargo Bank is paying for the first permanent outdoor playing field scoreboard in campus history. The $15,000 scoreboard will be solar-powered and a much better fit for the 300 spectators that come to the men’s and women’s intercollegiate soccer matches.
- May 13, 2011
The American Astronomical Society has named Irene Osterbrock a Patron of the Society to recognize her lifetime contributions.
- May 03, 2011
A gift from botanist Jean Langenheim has established a new endowment in support of the UCSC Arboretum.
- April 25, 2011
The Hellman Fellows Fund has approved a gift of $625,000 to establish the UCSC Hellman Fellows Program.
- April 20, 2011
This year, 21 UCSC seniors are asking classmates to help fellow undergraduates pay for their education. Council members hope to inspire 15 percent of their class to contribute, and expect to raise about $10,000 for the Class of 2012.
- March 30, 2011
Recent key donations have pushed the Gabriel Zimmerman memorial scholarship over the $50,000 level needed to launch an endowment scholarship fund in his name. Zimmerman, a UCSC grad, was a congressional aide to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
- March 08, 2011
Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences is supporting a collaborative drug discovery program using UCSC's unique collection of marine natural products.
- February 16, 2011
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship to Richard E. (Ed) Green, assistant professor of biomolecular engineering.