- November 08, 2016
Maxine Jimenez (Kresge ’19, politics and community studies) is the 2016 recipient of the Women in Green Forum Youth Trailblazer Award.
- 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 19, 2016
"A free society is a passionate society,” UC Santa Cruz politics professor Daniel Wirls observed during 'Anger in Politics: From the Bard to the Donald,' the latest in the Institute for Humanities “Questions that Matter” lecture series.
- October 17, 2016
Aside from the boorish behavior and a penchant for secrecy, the presidential election will influence how the United States pursues foreign policy over the next four years. Three UC Santa Cruz politics professors offer brief insights based on their point-of-view and expertise.
- October 10, 2016
When Austin Downs (College Ten ’17, politics) arrived in Washington D.C. in August little did he know he would attend the vice-presidential debate two months later.
- October 08, 2016
“Politics of Change?!” is the timely topic for the 2016 Research Frontiers Evening Wednesday, Oct. 19, presented by the UC Santa Cruz Social Sciences Division three weeks before the presidential election.
- September 09, 2016
UC Santa Cruz alumna, who will receive this year’s Alumni Achievement Award, talks about making the hit podcast Serial and how her college years laid the foundation for a career in broadcast journalism
- 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.
- May 18, 2016
Graduate student Eric Crosbie's research delves into cigarette packaging and why some countries have been able to legislate tobacco warning labels while others haven't.
- 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 04, 2016
Professor Hadar Aviram of UC Hastings College of the Law will speak on the American prison system and the transformation of punishment as part of the continuing UC Santa Cruz and UC Hastings Social Justice Lecture Series Monday, May 9.
- April 19, 2016
Mark Fathi Massoud, associate professor of politics and legal studies at UC Santa Cruz, has been named a 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The award, from the Carnegie Corp. of New York, supports high-caliber scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.
- March 15, 2016
In an in-depth study of post-Katrina New Orleans, emeritus politics professor Michael Urban explores how music is intertwined with the city’s community-rebuilding efforts.
- 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.