- December 19, 2016
More than 52,000 students—a new record—applied to be new first-year students for the fall 2017 quarter, a 6.9 percent increase from the previous year.
- December 06, 2016
A pilot program in online adaptive learning at UC Santa Cruz has led to higher placement in math courses for newly admitted freshman students.`
- November 28, 2016
Psychology Ph.D. Artie Konrad has found his dream job at Facebook, where he is a user experience researcher on the On This Day project.
- November 28, 2016
New astronomy faculty bring with them a wide range of expertise in some of the most exciting areas of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology.
- November 15, 2016
The first Startup Weekend Santa Cruz for Sustainable Solutions & Social Impact, Nov. 18–20, is just one of more than 200 events happening in November as part of Global Startup Weekend.
- November 10, 2016
Applications for the $1,500 undergraduate research scholarships are now open until Nov. 30. Fifty scholarships will be awarded to students in any discipline.
- November 09, 2016
With freshman Slugs roaming the campus, StoryCruz set out this fall to see how they're faring.
- November 03, 2016
Department of Computational Media is accepting applications now for the M.S. and Ph.D. programs to begin in fall 2017.
- November 02, 2016
Cultivamos Excelencia is meant to motivate and retain Hispanic/Latino and other high-need students at San Jose City College to complete their bachelor’s degrees at UC Santa Cruz.
- October 27, 2016
The campus has continued to increase its ranking, now tied at No. 27, even as the number of universities reviewed has expanded
- October 26, 2016
Tyler Stovall became dean of the UC Santa Cruz Humanities Division in 2015. Now beginning his second full academic year as dean, we sat down with Dean Stovall to discuss the state of the humanities at UC Santa Cruz and beyond.
- October 25, 2016
Library fellows process archives and make the content available to scholars and the public.
- October 07, 2016
Mothers of Men, a 1917 women’s suffrage film shot on location in Santa Cruz, will be screened at the Del Mar Theater on Oct. 13 as part of the city’s celebration of its 150th anniversary.
- September 28, 2016
The UC Santa Cruz Science Education & Mentorship In Latino Lives in Academia (SEMILLA) Project,will enable the campus to create a comprehensive set of interventions—guided by analysis and research teams—to support students in clearing the barriers they face inside and outside the classroom.
- September 23, 2016
UC Santa Cruz has more than three dozen new senate faculty members joining this academic year, bringing the campus total up to 568.
- September 22, 2016
What place does anger have in public life? On the eve of an historic election, the Institute for Humanities Research at UC Santa Cruz, in collaboration with the research group Shakespeare Workshop--will present a public conversation about anger and politics, from Shakespeare to Donald Trump.
- September 15, 2016
The naming gift from the Helen and Will Webster Foundation recognizes Carson for her courage and pivotal role in awakening the public to environmental issues.
- September 15, 2016
Veteran science journalist Erika Check Hayden will become the program's third director in January 2017.
- September 15, 2016
The UCSC game design program will be well represented at IndieCade, the biggest event in the indie games community.
- September 13, 2016
The campus also is one of the top 100 national universities, according to the annual rankings by U.S. News and World Report
- September 08, 2016
The celebration, showcasing the multidisciplinary teaching and research hub, will feature an open house, a ribbon cutting, and a handful of engaging talks by leading campus thinkers.
- September 06, 2016
Coming in at No. 18, the ranking underscored UC Santa Cruz’s strong commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate change, and encouraging sustainability.
- August 26, 2016
UC Santa Cruz is one of 28 colleges and universities nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to plan and implement changes to graduate education that will broaden the career preparation of a Ph.D. student beyond a career in the academy.
- August 16, 2016
Talent Search provides disadvantaged youth with connections to high-quality tutoring services and counseling services to improve financial aid literacy and financial planning for postsecondary education.
- August 16, 2016
More than 100 student research projects were featured at the seventh annual Summer Research Symposium.
- August 09, 2016
UC Santa Cruz has appointed Susan Solt as dean of the Arts Division, effective August 15.
- July 14, 2016
In late Spring, Time Magazine reached out to 25 historians and asked them to nominate a pivotal moment in history that has changed our nation. One of the distinguished historians that Time contacted for the piece is UC Santa Cruz humanities dean Tyler Stovall.
- July 06, 2016
The campus accepted nearly 4,728 more California high school students than last year—a 27 percent increase—and also marked gains in the numbers of African American, Asian American, and Chicano/Latino students admitted.
- June 28, 2016
Kroeker will address how environmental changes in the ocean could affect human health.
- June 07, 2016
Women make up 19 percent of engineering undergraduates at UC Santa Cruz this year, up from 12 percent in 2005. The event is meant to help retain women in the engineering school.
- June 06, 2016
The awards honor instructors who have demonstrated exemplary and inspiring teaching. Students make the nominations and more than 620 were received this year.
- June 02, 2016
Associate professor of linguistics Pranav Anand was presented with the John Dizikes Teaching Award in Humanities at the Humanities Division’s 2016 Spring Awards celebration held at the Cowell Provost House.
- May 20, 2016
With the help of a $220,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, UC Santa Cruz history professor Gregory O'Malley plans to add his research to one of the most utilized resources in the digital humanities.
- April 21, 2016
Developers of a robotic camera system will join the UC delegation to the Hannover Messe, the world's biggest industrial fair.
- April 19, 2016
This year's Business Design Showcase competition in Silicon Valley featured 16 entries.
- April 07, 2016
Thirteen graduate students from the Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. Program (DANM) at UC Santa Cruz will conclude two years of artistic study with Blind Spot—an exhibition on campus April 28 through May 1 at the Digital Arts Research Center.
- April 06, 2016
About 16 teams are expected to participate in the annual event that draws together some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
- March 21, 2016
As in past years, UC Santa Cruz is featured on Princeton Review's 2016 lists for top undergraduate and graduate programs in game design.
- March 18, 2016
"Climate Justice Now!--Art Activism, Environment Today" is the title of the 2016 Arts Dean’s Lecture Series--an array of free public talks running March 30 to May 25 at UC Santa Cruz.
- March 10, 2016
UCSC's Department of Computer Science is producing successful female graduates at a time when women remain underrepresented in the tech workforce.
- February 11, 2016
Academic Excellence Program's 30th Anniversary celebration and reunion will be held during Alumni Weekend 2016.
- February 04, 2016
Erica Ferrer (Cowell, ’16, marine biology) and Linda Pineda (College Eight, ’16, Earth sciences) are the inaugural recipients of the Fred Keeley Coastal Scholarship–a new program that supports hands-on summer research for UC Santa Cruz students interested in coastal sustainability.
- January 26, 2016
$560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.
- January 20, 2016
Classrooms across campus are seeing less lecturing and more student engagement.
- January 12, 2016
Currently a professor of computer science at Imperial College London, Wolf will begin his term as dean on July 1, 2016.
- January 07, 2016
The Institute for Humanities Research will present the 15th annual Maitra Lecture, featuring alumnus William “Bro” Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, on Thursday, January 28.