- November 28, 2016
Psychology Ph.D. Artie Konrad has found his dream job at Facebook, where he is a user experience researcher on the On This Day project.
- October 24, 2016
For the past year, UC Santa Cruz psychology professor Christy Byrd implemented a mobile app to track student experiences of microaggressions—the subtle ways assumptions and attitudes based on race, sexual orientation, or gender are communicated in everyday conversation.
- 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 11, 2016
A tribute to Professor Bruce Bridgeman and his work is scheduled for 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at the College Nine/Ten Multipurpose Room on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
- 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.
- October 05, 2016
People who use the internet to retrieve information are more likely to use it again and less likely to use their memory, according to a study by UC Santa Cruz psychology professor Benjamin Storm.
- 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.
- July 25, 2016
UC Santa Cruz professor of psychology and psychobiology, Bruce Bridgeman, an internationally renowned researcher on spatial orientation and neuroscience, was tragically killed July 10 after being struck by a bus in Taipei while crossing a multi-lane intersection.
- May 11, 2016
UC Santa Cruz alumna Carmen Perez returns to campus as keynote speaker for the 13th annual Cesar Chavez Convocation scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, 7–9 p.m. at the College Nine/Ten multipurpose room.
- May 03, 2016
UC Santa Cruz psychology professor Craig Haney is a key participant in a virtual reality form of journalism, "6x9 - a virtual experience of solitary confinement," by the British newspaper "The Guardian," that places viewers into a virtual prison cell.
- April 15, 2016
Attention, Slugs. Legendary social psychologist Elliot Aronson and MacArthur “Genius” award–winning evolutionary microbiologist Beth Shapiro are about to call their Teach-Ins to order.
- April 12, 2016
Not playing softball was not an option for student Nessa Esparza—so she went to bat for the first women’s competitive fast-pitch softball team at UC Santa Cruz.
- 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 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 03, 2016
Tom Pettigrew, UC Santa Cruz research professor of social psychology, has been named winner of the American Sociological Association's Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, the group’s highest award for contributions to the study of American race relations.
- February 29, 2016
Claude M. Steele, a renowned social psychologist and UC Berkeley’s executive vice chancellor and campus provost, will speak on his research on stereotypes and identity, Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 4 p.m. at the College Nine/Ten Multi-Purpose Room, UC Santa Cruz.