- 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 13, 2016
Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist in Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been awarded a three-year $999,999 grant to study how to best help school-age English learners achieve English language proficiency and academic excellence.
- December 09, 2016
UCSC computer scientists have won a sponsorship from Amazon to develop a "socialbot" that can converse with humans.
- 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 25, 2016
Library fellows process archives and make the content available to scholars and the public.
- October 21, 2016
UC Santa Cruz scientists lead a UC-wide consortium using the Natural Reserve System as a climate impacts laboratory.
- October 14, 2016
Foley is the 12th UCSC faculty member, and fifth UCSC astronomer, to receive a Packard Fellowship.
- 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
UC Santa Cruz has received a gift of an extraordinary archive of photographs documenting the people, landscape, and politics of California in the mid-20th century.
- 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 13, 2016
With a grant of nearly $1 million, UCSC engineers will create a service for passengers with special needs.
- 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 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 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 28, 2016
Kroeker will address how environmental changes in the ocean could affect human health.
- June 14, 2016
Computer engineer Roberto Manduchi is among the first grantees in an initiative to help people with chronic visual impairment.
- June 07, 2016
Astronomy grad student Jennifer Burt helped write software that turned a powerful telescope at Lick Observatory into the first automated planet finder in the world.
- 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 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 18, 2016
UCSC astronomers are involved in planning for WFIRST, a powerful new space telescope now under development by NASA.
- 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
UC Santa Cruz has been awarded four grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support faculty research and the Dickens Project.
- January 26, 2016
$560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.