We're 45 years young

You may have noticed that this issue of Review commemorates UCSC’s 45th anniversary. We know, we know—we haven’t exactly been subtle about it. But that’s just because we’re so proud.

Starting with about 600 students who lived in temporary trailers on the East Field, UC Santa Cruz has grown into an internationally recognized leader in innovative undergraduate education, and too many areas of research and inquiry to name here.

We’re letting the world know that at 45, we’re young, vibrant, and full of promise—building on our accomplishments while holding on to our free spirit.

Ways we’re doing that include:

Review magazine: “45 years ago” stories and designs in this issue, with 45 “Easter eggs” about discoveries, breakthroughs, and milestones at UCSC sprinkled throughout.

45+5: Profiles of 45 alumni of note, plus five up-and-coming young alumni, rolling out at ucsc.edu/45years.

Publicity: We’ll have various 45+5 alumni at our signature events and publicize the profile campaign in our monthly e-newsletter; we’ve also hung celebratory banners in downtown Santa Cruz.

Now let’s blow out the candles.

Stay connected: Download UCSC's new iPhone app

UCSC's app for the iPhone

Keep up with life at UC Santa Cruz with a brand-new free iPhone app featuring regularly updated campus news, videos, photos, and events.

The app includes a map that uses GPS to help users pinpoint their location in relationship to a UCSC destination; photo profiles of UCSC’s people, architecture, and environment; the latest campus news; and an interface with UCSC’s online calendar.

It’s the brainchild of Kushyar Kasraie, 24 (College Nine ’09), and current student Jamieson Johnson, 22, who came up with the idea last year.

To download the iPhone app, go to:


The web site also includes information describing how other smartphones can access the application’s content.