- December 22, 2016
The newly endowed Colligan Presidential Chair in Pediatric Genomics will help UC Santa Cruz advance its efforts to fight pediatric diseases.
- December 20, 2016
From a dramatic Quarry renovation groundbreaking to an extraordinary recognition for groundbreaking research, 2016 at UC Santa Cruz was full to bursting with accomplishments and accolades
- December 16, 2016
The campus head-shaving event raised more than $28,000 for childhood cancer research.
- November 30, 2016
More than 30 years ago, Miriam Ellis helped out Marieke Rothschild when she was feeling lost at UC Santa Cruz. Now, Rothschild has made an endowment gift to Ellis's popular theater program.
- 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.
- October 31, 2016
One of the key priorities in the Campaign for UC Santa Cruz, the amphitheater will be restored and reopened for fall 2017.
- October 26, 2016
Hundreds of revelers turned UC Santa Cruz’s Science & Engineering Library into a “collision space” of ideas during the 11th annual Founders Celebration, a time to celebrate excellence and generosity.
- October 25, 2016
Library fellows process archives and make the content available to scholars and the public.
- October 17, 2016
The UC Santa Cruz Office of Planned Giving is offering a free wills guide to help members of the UC Santa Cruz community with estate planning.
- October 14, 2016
Foley is the 12th UCSC faculty member, and fifth UCSC astronomer, to receive a Packard Fellowship.
- October 11, 2016
Student Raymond LeBeau, a member of the Pit River tribe, is honing his skills and his familiarity with environmental law at UC Santa Cruz in order to help tribal communities.
- October 07, 2016
The ceremony was a chance to honor a pioneering environmentalist and the legacy of UC Santa Cruz students.
- October 05, 2016
The Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group continues its support for cancer research at UC Santa Cruz with new grants.
- October 03, 2016
Phyllis the elephant seal was named after a "go-getter" philanthropist. Now this 853-pound mother of two is a go-getter herself, breaking long-distance records for swimming.
- September 28, 2016
Faggin Family Presidential Chair for the Physics of Information supports research and teaching to address fundamental questions
- September 20, 2016
Eleven UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $110,000 from the ARCS Foundation.
- 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 08, 2016
The Wilton W. Webster Jr. Presidential Chair for the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves provides support for research, teaching, and infrastructure at the reserves.
- August 16, 2016
More than 100 student research projects were featured at the seventh annual Summer Research Symposium.
- August 08, 2016
A $20,000 grant from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation supports undergraduate research in chemistry.
- July 27, 2016
$10,000 annual scholarship established by Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center and the Central California Alliance for Health.
- July 21, 2016
Precision medicine project aims to double the number of childhood cancer patients benefitting from genomic analysis.
- June 16, 2016
For Teresa Mora, the essence of UC Santa Cruz’s 51-year story is in the details—the newsletters, meeting minutes, images, correspondence, and dog-eared reports stashed away in forgotten boxes.
- June 01, 2016
Graduating senior Katie Sweeney (Cowell, ’16, community studies) has been awarded the fifth Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship named for the 2002 UC Santa Cruz graduate killed in the January 2011 shooting in Tucson that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).
- May 12, 2016
UC Santa Cruz received more than 3,000 gifts that will provide $340,000 in support for 65 deserving projects all across campus on its first-ever Giving Day on May 11.
- May 05, 2016
Before crowdfunding, there was Drummond Pike. The 1970 politics graduate of Stevenson College was awarded the Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award for his accomplishments in combining philanthropy with political activism.
- May 02, 2016
The act of giving will become part of a fun and donor-friendly event on May 11 when UC Santa Cruz launches its first-ever Giving Day.
- April 11, 2016
Alumnus Nion McEvoy has donated $1 million to support programming for UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences over the next five years.
- March 17, 2016
VCR Scott Brandt has been appointed as the inaugural holder of the Sage Weil Presidential Chair for Open Source Software.
- March 10, 2016
Other Minds—the acclaimed San Francisco-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of new and experimental music—has donated its archives to UC Santa Cruz.
- February 23, 2016
Astronomer Andrew Skemer and ecologist Kristy Kroeker are among the 2016 Sloan Research Fellows.
- 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.
- February 03, 2016
Gift of $400,000 establishes the James Keeler Fund for Excellence in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
- January 26, 2016
$560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.