- December 14, 2016
To seriously tackle climate change, greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced by at least 80 percent by 2050, according to "From Risk to Return: Investing in a Clean Energy," a new report whose lead author is Tim Duane, a UC Santa Cruz professor of environmental studies.
- 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
Using a blend of data, history, and archaeology, UC Santa Cruz undergraduates have explored what life as a slave was like on plantations in the American South. They shared their research findings in an interactive poster session this week.
- November 28, 2016
Karen Barad--professor of feminist studies, philosophy, and history of consciousness at UC Santa Cruz--also happens to have a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics and quantum field theory...
- 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 27, 2016
'Look Back in Time: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory,' the first traveling exhibition of the UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences, opens November 13 at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.
- October 26, 2016
Imagine an urban neighborhood where most of the cars drive themselves. What would it be like to be a pedestrian? Actually, pretty good, according to Adam Millard-Ball, assistant professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Cruz. In fact, pedestrians might end up with the run of the place.
- October 25, 2016
Library fellows process archives and make the content available to scholars and the public.
- October 20, 2016
How and why politics and policy are failing minority groups was a central theme at the UC Santa Cruz Division of Social Sciences’ fourth annual research event, "Politics of Change?! The Social Sciences Take on 2016."
- 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 28, 2016
Andres Arias (Oakes, 2016), a double major in Latin American and Latino studies and sociology, has immersed himself in California migrant communities to conduct original research about this vulnerable and often voiceless population.
- 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 22, 2016
Faculty in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz secured more than $7.6 million in research grants during the 2015-2016 academic year, Dean Sheldon Kamieniecki announced.
- August 12, 2016
Three UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. candidates have been awarded 2016-2017 fellowships from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
- 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.
- 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 05, 2016
UC Santa Cruz is relocating its Silicon Valley professional masters programs, Silicon Valley-facing research, and Silicon Valley Extension to a permanent home in Santa Clara.
- May 05, 2016
UC Santa Cruz finally has a permanent home in Silicon Valley.
- May 04, 2016
UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will continue its series of LASER talks on campus this spring on Wednesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the Digital Arts Research Center.
- 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 13, 2016
UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones has been awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in film and video.
- 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.
- 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 07, 2016
Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discussed the problems of contemporary capitalism and politics before a full house at the Rio Theatre Tuesday (April 5), an event hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Blum Center for Poverty, Social Enterprise and Participatory Governance.
- March 31, 2016
When you hear about free gourmet lunches at Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies, the cafeteria worker might not come to mind. Or the shuttle bus drivers, janitors, security guards, and landscapers who serve the region’s tech elite.
- March 31, 2016
Art instructor Noah Buchanan is bringing the exacting study of anatomy and classic technique into the 21st century.
- March 24, 2016
The upcoming Santa Cruz appearance by former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich at the Rio Theatre April 5, sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Blum Center, will be streamed online live, broadcast on KZSC, and simulcast at the Music Recital Hall on campus.
- 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 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.
- February 25, 2016
Over the past decade, the revolution in gaming has created new communities, identities, and careers. Games can now help detect early dementia, reduce pain felt by burn victims, and may help speed healing from concussions...
- February 18, 2016
Court adjudication of California's groundwater basins is more often focused on resolving conflicts among water users and less on sustainable groundwater management, according to a UC Santa Cruz study commissioned by the State Water Resources Control Board.
- 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 10, 2016
The six-month full-time field study has been the heart of the community studies major at UC Santa Cruz since the program began in 1969. Last week, students in the reinstated major described their field-study experiences during a poster session.
- January 26, 2016
$560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.
- January 25, 2016
UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first LASER talk of 2016 on Tuesday, February 2, on campus at the Digital Arts Research Center.
- 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.