2018  Faculty Newsrss

  • January 18, 2018

    Elliott Campbell appointed to chair in water resources and food system sustainability

    Elliott Campbell, associate professor of environmental studies, was honored as the inaugural holder of the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability.

  • January 18, 2018

    Men's volleyball aiming for championships

    Aided in May by the passage of Measure 68, the referendum that will go to support athletics, the Slugs this season are scheduled to play more than 30 matches—a noticeable uptick from the 19 games last season.

  • January 18, 2018

    Pell Grant, campus resources key in transforming student lives

    Roughly 40 percent of UC Santa Cruz students receive Pell Grants, which help to give every student an opportunity for a higher education, regardless of their economic background.

  • January 18, 2018

    Judge relies heavily on Haney's testimony in case banning solitary confinement

    In a landmark court ruling that prohibits solitary confinement in Canada, a Canadian judge relied heavily on expert testimony by Psychology Professor Craig Haney.

  • January 17, 2018

    New book, The Postgenomic Condition, assesses progress since 2000

    Sociologist Jenny Reardon evaluates the promise and pitfalls of genomics in her new book The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Knowledge After the Genome (University of Chicago Press, 2017).

  • January 16, 2018

    In Memoriam: Stuart 'Page' Stegner (1937-2017)

    Stuart "Page" Stegner, a member of the pioneer faculty at UC Santa Cruz who taught for over three decades and ran the Creative Writing program, passed away on December 14, 2017 in Reno, Nevada

  • January 16, 2018

    New name, enduring vision

    Since its founding, The Humanities Institute has been committed to cultivating humanities research by supporting hundreds of individual faculty, graduate, and undergraduate fellows, as well as collaborations across campus and with other universities around the world.

  • January 12, 2018

    Strategic academic planning update

    Through extensive engagement with the campus community, we have worked to identify the major academic themes that make UC Santa Cruz extraordinary.

  • January 10, 2018

    Questions That Matter public humanities series to explore 'Freedom and Race'

    The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz will present "Freedom & Race"--the fourth installment of its signature "Questions That Matter" series--on January 30, at Kuumbwa Jazz Center in downtown Santa Cruz. The evening will feature a conversation with humanities dean Tyler Stovall and history of art and visual culture professor Jennifer González.

  • January 10, 2018

    Trump environmental watchdog group issues third report

    The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI), a grassroots watchdog group monitoring the Trump administration's performance on the environment, today (January 10, 2018) issued its third report.

  • January 08, 2018

    The 'Year of Alumni'

    Keith Brant, Vice Chancellor, University Relations — As a way to honor all their achievements and the 50th anniversary of the UC Santa Cruz Alumni Association, the campus is marking 2018 as the "Year of Alumni."

  • January 08, 2018

    Campus appoints new associate vice provost for Academic Affairs

    After a campuswide search, UC Santa Cruz has appointed Martin Berger to serve as associate vice provost for Academic Affairs.

  • January 04, 2018

    David Dunn awarded Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship

    UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of music David Dunn has been selected for a Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship for 2019. He is one of four local artists who will receive $20,000 grants from the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County in 2018-19.

  • January 03, 2018

    NSF I-Corps pushes discoveries to market

    Professor Sue Carter testified before congressional leaders on NSF Innovation Corps, which assists scientists and engineers in discovering commercial applications for their research.

  • January 03, 2018

    New vendor selected for curriculum management

    The Curriculum Management Project, a campuswide initiative to improve the systems used to manage curriculum at UC Santa Cruz, is pleased to announce SmartCatalog has been selected as the vendor for phase one of the project.

  • January 03, 2018

    In Memoriam: Sam Taylor

    Sam Taylor, a Stevenson College student, died on Dec. 22, 2017.