- 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 16, 2016
The campus head-shaving event raised more than $28,000 for childhood cancer research.
- December 12, 2016
The Office of Research is working to bolster patent activities and services for technology transfer, part of an effort to help faculty, students and staff commercialize inventions and discoveries.
- December 09, 2016
UCSC computer scientists have won a sponsorship from Amazon to develop a "socialbot" that can converse with humans.
- December 01, 2016
Professor of computational media Katherine Isbister has been recognized by the ACM as a distinguished scientist.
- November 29, 2016
Walker, a professor of computer science, has been named a fellow of the ACL.
- November 28, 2016
Schmidt, the Kapany Professor of Optoelectronics, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
- November 21, 2016
Research led by structural biologist Rebecca DuBois is laying the foundation for new antiviral therapies and vaccines for human astroviruses.
- November 03, 2016
Department of Computational Media is accepting applications now for the M.S. and Ph.D. programs to begin in fall 2017.
- October 17, 2016
Two games developed by UC Santa Cruz students won awards at the 2016 IndieCade International Festival of Independent Games.
- October 05, 2016
The Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group continues its support for cancer research at UC Santa Cruz with new grants.
- 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 21, 2016
The professor of biomolecular engineering is among the experts who helped shape the initiative's new focus on science.
- September 15, 2016
The UCSC game design program will be well represented at IndieCade, the biggest event in the indie games community.
- September 14, 2016
UCSC engineers developed an integrated platform for biological sample processing and optical analysis.
- September 13, 2016
With a grant of nearly $1 million, UCSC engineers will create a service for passengers with special needs.
- 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 01, 2016
DNA was sequenced in microgravity for the first time using a device based on UCSC's nanopore sequencing technology.
- August 04, 2016
A new study of prostate cancer provides computational approaches to identify individualized targets for therapy.
- August 03, 2016
UC President Janet Napolitano visited UC Santa Cruz this week and stopped in on Dickens Universe, UCSC Farm, games and robotics programs, Youth Empowerment Institute, and COSMOS sessions.
- July 21, 2016
Precision medicine project aims to double the number of childhood cancer patients benefitting from genomic analysis.
- July 14, 2016
Open challenge aims to find the best algorithms for detecting all of the abnormal RNA molecules in a cancer cell.
- June 24, 2016
UC Santa Cruz storytelling project StoryCruz captures first-person narratives from graduate students describing their research and their hopes.
- June 21, 2016
A team of students in the Games and Playable Media master's program won the Social Connection GameJam competition.
- June 14, 2016
Computer engineer Roberto Manduchi is among the first grantees in an initiative to help people with chronic visual impairment.
- June 09, 2016
David Haussler and other experts are developing a framework for sharing genomic and clinical data.
- 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.
- May 16, 2016
Leaders in genomics, health and informatics, civil rights, bioethics, indigenous rights, science policy, and the social study of health and medicine will gather at UC Santa Cruz this week for a workshop that aims to broaden the public discussion of big data and health.
- May 13, 2016
Scientists measured surprisingly high proton conductivity in a jelly that fills unique organs in sharks, skates, and rays.
- May 02, 2016
Graduate student researchers from across the divisions explained their work to a diverse audience during the symposium.
- April 26, 2016
Transportation and Parking Services, in collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students, has launched SlugRoute, which tracks campus buses in real time.
- 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 15, 2016
The popular True Originals notable alumni speaker series returns with an artisan coffee innovator, and two creative Slugs who are setting bold new standards in the world of video games.
- April 04, 2016
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute led development of a web portal for patients, clinicians, and researchers.
- March 31, 2016
Katherine Isbister presents a new way to think about videogames and their effects on people who play them.
- March 29, 2016
The Original Thinkers speaker series, launched in May 2014, has faculty members traveling across the country to share their work and insight in a format designed for the general public.
- 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 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
UCSC's Department of Computer Science is producing successful female graduates at a time when women remain underrepresented in the tech workforce.
- March 08, 2016
UC Santa Cruz has launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), C++ for C Programmers (Part A), on the Coursera platform.
- February 23, 2016
The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers recognizes outstanding scientists and engineers.
- February 11, 2016
Academic Excellence Program's 30th Anniversary celebration and reunion will be held during Alumni Weekend 2016.
- 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 11, 2016
The ASH has awarded a $100,000 research fellowship to postdoctoral researcher Jana Krietsch.
- January 07, 2016
Sponsors hope that girls in middle school, young women, and underrepresented groups who see the movie will be inspired by the role models in the profession and see a future for themselves in the industry.