Fall events at UCSC
Maitra Memorial Lecture: India and global warming
Founders Day Dinner
List of events
On the road
Seattle - Oct. 16
Faculty talk on earthquakes
and the Pacific Northwest
New York - Oct. 21
Meet band members and preview the Grateful Dead Archive
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Banner photo: Tents and tables invite exploration at the fall recreation and activities festival on the East Field. Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.
Loma Prieta: 20 years later
Twenty years ago this month, the 7.1-magnitude Loma Prieta Earthquake struck Santa Cruz and the Greater Bay Area.
The region experienced major damage and loss of life; the campus was shaken but relatively unharmed. [More]
- Your stories: Read first-person accounts of Loma Prieta, and add new ones.
- Remembering: Class captures quake memories of local residents. [More]
- Science: Earthquake assessments have improved since Loma Prieta. [More]
Digitizing the Dead: The University Library has received a $615,175 grant to help put the materials in the Grateful Dead Archive online. [More]
Engineering the future: Arthur Ramirez, the new dean of the Jack Baskin School of Engineering, talks about his first months on the job, partnerships with Silicon Valley, and what lies ahead. [More]
In the news
Talking inflation: Remarks by economist Carl Walsh were incorporated into a New York Times article about Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's nomination to a second term.
AIDS breakthrough: AIDS vaccine research led by biomolecular engineer Phillip Berman was covered by the San Jose Mercury News, Medical News Today, and other media.
See coverage of other UCSC people and programs