UC Santa Cruz leads $11 million Center for Big Data in Translational Genomics
The National Institutes of Health has awarded UC Santa Cruz funding for a new research center as part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge initiative.
Computer scientist Charlie McDowell hailed as advocate for women in tech
McDowell and alumnus Jacob Martinez are featured on a list of "10 Men Making Waves for Women in Tech"
A decade later: How the organic foods movement has grown and evolved
Professor Julie Guthman's new edition of "Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California" looks at the state of the organic food movement today and some of the strange puzzles that afflict it.
UC Santa Cruz named top college for Hispanic students
Noting UC Santa Cruz's first-year retention rate of 91 percent and 74 percent graduation rate, a college comparison website has named the campus first in the nation for Hispanic/Latino students.