2018  In Memoriamrss

  • November 09, 2018

    In Memoriam: Frank Talamantes (1943–2018)

    Frank Talamantes, professor emeritus of molecular, cell, and developmental biology at UC Santa Cruz, died October 8 in El Paso, Texas. He was 75.

  • November 01, 2018

    In Memoriam: Helene Moglen (1936 – 2018)

  • August 14, 2018

    In Memoriam: Nik Madsen

    UC Santa Cruz staff member Nikolas Madsen died July 20 in an auto accident while traveling in the country of Columbia.

  • August 01, 2018

    In Memoriam: Ben Doniach

    Ben Doniach, a former UC Santa Cruz employee, died on July 10, 2018 from injuries suffered in a collision with a car while riding his bike. He was 61.

  • July 31, 2018

    In Memoriam: Armando Luis Calderon

    Armando Luis Calderon served at UC Santa Cruz as an assistant cook for Dining Services since September 2003.

  • June 29, 2018

    In Memoriam: Alex Beletsis

    Cowell College student Alex Beletsis passed away after an accident near the end of spring quarter.

  • May 07, 2018

    In Memoriam: Joel Kubby (1957–2018)

    It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the death of Joel Kubby, professor of electrical engineering and former chair of the department.

  • April 18, 2018

    In Memoriam: Helen Mayer Harrison 
(1927-2018)

    Helen Mayer Harrison, artist, educator, activist, and mentor to generations of artists and activists passed away peacefully in her home in Santa Cruz, CA on March 24, 2018.

  • April 04, 2018

    Astrophysicist Douglas Lin remembers Stephen Hawking

    Astrophysicist Doug Lin wrote some personal reflections on his friendship with the late physicist Stephen Hawking.

  • April 02, 2018

    In Memoriam: Randy Turner

    It is with deep sadness that we share news of the death of our colleague and friend, Randy Turner.

  • March 13, 2018

    Influential historian Hayden White dies at 89

    Hayden V. White, professor emeritus in the History of Consciousness Department at UC Santa Cruz, died at his Santa Cruz home on March 5, 2018, at age 89. He was a 40-year resident of Santa Cruz who traveled the world.

  • February 28, 2018

    Community Studies founder William H. Friedland dies at 94

    William H. “Bill” Friedland, professor emeritus of community studies and sociology at UC Santa Cruz, whose life and career encompassed the major social movements of the 20th century, from labor struggles during and after World War II, to farm worker and youth movements of the 1960s, to the agriculture-food awareness of today, died at his Santa Cruz home Feb. 20 at age 94.

  • 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 03, 2018

    In Memoriam: Sam Taylor

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