Rachel Carson College is the first at UC Santa Cruz to be named for a woman.
Writer and conservationist Rachel Carson, author of "Silent Spring," is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. When it was established in 1972 with the theme "Environment and Society," College Eight embraced the heightened awareness and commitment to a healthier planet.
With a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation, UC Santa Cruz engineers will create a service for passengers with special needs.
The UC Santa Cruz game design program will have a large presence at IndieCade, the biggest event in the indie games community.
One-time defensive end Kalimba Edwards hopes to create a self-sustaining food system that can feed the nation’s hungry and homeless.