- November 02, 2016
A group of students with the Everett Program at UC Santa Cruz recently spent the weekend collaborating with Motivating Individual Leadership for Public Advancement, a nonprofit in Salinas dedicated to youth empowerment.
- 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 19, 2016
As California and several other states vote on marijuana legalization initiatives next month, a new article by emeritus professor of sociology Craig Reinarman compares Dutch and U.S. drug policies.
- October 14, 2016
New research by UC Santa Cruz sociology professors Miriam Greenberg and Steve McKay highlights housing issues
- 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
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.
- August 29, 2016
Craig Reinarman, UC Santa Cruz research professor emeritus of sociology and legal studies, was honored for a career of excellence at the annual convention of the American Sociological Association last week in Seattle.
- August 23, 2016
A commentary in the current issue of the journal 'Nature,' co-written by Hillary Angelo, UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of sociology, argues that while big cities appear to be islands of sustainable living, issues of social equity and global impacts are missing from measures of cities' environmental friendliness.
- 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.
- June 08, 2016
Five UC Santa Cruz students will team with UCSC faculty and staff to improve campus and community food systems as part of the UC Global Food Initiative’s fellowship program.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- January 11, 2016
Reardon creates innovative forums in which scientists and non-scientists alike are invited to think together about the meaning of common concerns, such as those of race, genetics or ecology.