- December 12, 2016
From a Holocaust study center in Norway and a small environmental center in northern Alaska, to the Japanese American Museum in San Jose and the Santa Cruz County jail, humanities Ph.D. students expanded their horizons this year thanks to a new program started by the UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research (IHR).
- December 01, 2016
By analyzing DNA from ancient humans, pathogens and other genomes, the UC Santa Cruz Human Paleogenomics Lab looks to understand how the twin forces of culture and biology have shaped human genomic diversity, demography, and health.
- November 18, 2016
The student-run Pre-Veterinary Club is designed to support and energize those who want a career working with animals.
- 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 04, 2016
A sports club gives students the opportunity to train in the Japanese martial art that focuses on improving oneself and one’s technique, on teamwork, and contributing to society.
- 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 25, 2016
Library fellows process archives and make the content available to scholars and the public.
- October 20, 2016
A $275,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help Colleges Nine and Ten at UC Santa Cruz expand projects in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties to promote food security and food justice among predominantly Spanish-speaking, farmworker families.
- October 11, 2016
As one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious social impact contests, Big Ideas provides up to $300,000 directly to students each year for their groundbreaking initiatives.
- October 07, 2016
The ceremony was a chance to honor a pioneering environmentalist and the legacy of UC Santa Cruz students.
- October 05, 2016
A UC Santa Cruz multi-media research project on the affordable housing crisis in Santa Cruz is scheduled to be presented to the public 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz.
- September 16, 2016
Local high school students took courses, helped with research, worked campus jobs, and even lived on campus this past summer.
- September 15, 2016
Alec and Claudia Webster, who help steward the philanthropy of the Helen and Will Webster Foundation, look at how they can accomplish the most good with their gifts.
- 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.
- September 02, 2016
Former NFL star defensive end Kalimba Edwards is on an ambitious mission: He hopes to one day create a self-sustaining food system that can feed the nation’s hungry and homeless.
- August 29, 2016
Aspiring organic farmers and gardeners are invited to apply for the 2017 apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The class of 2017 will mark the 50th year of the Apprenticeship, the longest running university-based organic farming and gardening training program in the U.S.
- August 16, 2016
A UC Santa Cruz sailboat, crewed by the campus’s former and current boating directors, won the national championship for its class during races off the Santa Cruz coast the last weekend in July.
- 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 14, 2016
Spider guide is the first in a series of natural history field guides produced by the UCSC Campus Natural Reserve.
- 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 09, 2016
The nine-week program is offered three times a year to give a behind-the-scenes, hands-on perspective of the roles and responsibilities of law enforcement.
- June 01, 2016
The opportunity to obtain fresh, organic produce and flowers from the UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden opens for the 2016 season beginning Tuesday, June 7.
- 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 20, 2016
The bronze pour at UC Santa Cruz's metal casting workshop—the UC system’s last working foundry—has become a tradition on campus combining performance, ancient ritual, and hands-on hard work.
- April 28, 2016
Thirteen stunning woodblock prints are now on display by acclaimed Chinese artist Xiang Silou in The Eternal Line: Ordinary Stories--an exhibition running through May 7 at the Porter Faculty Gallery on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
- 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 29, 2016
Ten graduate students will face off April 6 in the second annual Grad Slam competition, a spirited forum during which doctoral students present their research in three minutes.
- March 29, 2016
Seeing and Knowing in Art and Astronomy offers undergraduates a chance to learn about the Lick Observatory's history and take part in workshops.
- March 22, 2016
Instead of surf, sand, and frivolity, 25 students from Colleges Nine and Ten are taking an alternative spring break this week, and they’re staying close to home.
- March 11, 2016
The University of California offers more than 200 courses and 150 programs related to experiential learning in food and sustainable agriculture systems.
- February 16, 2016
"Ecosystems of California" is a new comprehensive reference of California’s ecological abundance, featuring contributions from 149 experts including 19 with ties to UC Santa Cruz.
- February 11, 2016
"Garden Cruz: Organic Matters," a workshop series in March on the art and craft of organic, French-intensive food and flower gardening, offers reduced rates to UCSC students involved in campus garden projects.
- January 20, 2016
The Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UCSC will kick off its innovative first exhibition project--Collective Museum, by the Portland-based artist group Public Doors and Windows, Feb. 11.
- January 14, 2016
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science gives undergraduate students opportunities to meet with professionals in their fields, showcase their work, and ask questions about graduate school and career development.
- January 11, 2016
UC Santa Cruz attracted a record 49,133 applications from high school seniors and 9,969 applications from transfer students—also an all-time high—during the recent application cycle for a total of 59,102 applications.
- January 06, 2016
UC Santa Cruz and UC Hastings College of the Law will offer a concurrent degree program that gives candidates a law degree and a master’s in applied economics and finance.