Weekly Keynotes

  • November 13, 2018

    Showcasing our sustainability

    The campus, through the Sustainability Office, is in the midst of collecting information to submit for our 2019 report to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS).

  • November 06, 2018

    New website offers resources to support campus teachers

    A new campus website connects faculty, graduate student Instructors, and teaching assistants with a host of resources, both on campus and off, to support their teaching.

  • October 23, 2018

    Student feedback on teaching: A new platform and a new approach

    Starting this fall, the campus has a new way to gather and use student feedback about courses and instructors. In addition to supporting end-of-term course surveys, the new system offers more ongoing and active ways for instructors to collect feedback from students.

  • October 16, 2018

    Community invited to housing project hearings

    UC Santa Cruz will be holding two public hearings next week on Student Housing West’s revised draft environmental impact report.

  • May 14, 2018

    Senate meeting to focus on several important topics

    The May 16 Academic Senate meeting will include discussions on student evaluations of teaching, recommendations on the Kresge College classrooms, and much more.

  • March 27, 2018

    Student Housing West environmental study now available for review and comment

    By Sarah Latham, Vice Chancellor, Business and Administrative Services — Student Housing West—our effort to further increase on-campus housing for our existing students—is entering the next stage of project review.

  • March 13, 2018

    Silicon Valley Campus raising profile

    By Scott Brandt, Vice Chancellor, Office of Research — The role of UC Santa Cruz in Silicon Valley—an extension of our mission of education, research, and service—is focused on four key areas.

  • March 06, 2018

    Student Housing West—What is happening now?

    By Sue Matthews, Associate Vice Chancellor, Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services — The campus is invited to attend open forums to learn more about Student Housing West.

  • February 12, 2018

    Conversations with Chancellor George Blumenthal and CP/EVC Marlene Tromp

    Ólöf Einarsdottir, Chair, Academic Senate — The Feb. 21 Academic Senate meeting will focus on long range development planning and strategic academic planning.

  • February 06, 2018

    Grants available to support a healthy campus

    Chancellor George Blumenthal — It’s my pleasure to let the campus community know about a wonderful opportunity to expand our wellness offerings.

  • January 22, 2018

    Simplifying invention disclosure

    Jeff Jackson, Director of Intellectual Property Management — In an effort to boost invention disclosure, the Office of Industry Alliances and Technology Commercialization (IATC) redesigned and digitized the UC Santa Cruz Invention Disclosure Form.

  • January 16, 2018

    New name, enduring vision

    Irena Polić, Managing Director, and Nathaniel Deutsch, Director, The Humanities Institute — 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 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."