October 2020 News Archive

  • October 6, 2020

    Winter 2021 Instruction and Housing Planning

    We are so pleased about the start of the fall quarter and could not be more grateful as we begin another academic year together. So many people have worked hard to welcome students, propel our research mission, and support high-quality instruction during this unique time.

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    Giving Day raises $600K for worthy causes

    Despite being postponed because of the pandemic, UC Santa Cruz's annual online giving event in support of student and faculty projects was a smashing

  • October 6, 2020

    COVID-19 information forum

    The next UC Santa Cruz COVID-19 Information Forum will be on Friday, October 23 from 9:30–11 a.m.

  • October 6, 2020

    Campus implementing temporary redeployment program

    As campus operations have adjusted to fewer students, no in-person events, reduced travel, and a host of other changes in response to COVID-19, many units are facing service level impacts and reduction in workload.

  • October 5, 2020

    Kresge College provost search

    In 2020-21, the Division of Undergraduate Education is undertaking a search for the next Kresge College Provost.

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    Chemistry grad student awarded DOE support for research at national lab

    Vivien Cherrette, a graduate student in chemistry and biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz, is among 52 outstanding U.S. graduate students to receive support from the Department of Energy’s

  • October 2, 2020

    Campus Air Quality

    Smoke from multiple northern California fires is impacting our local air quality. The Air Quality Index (AQI) generated by the EPA’s AirNow and the UCSC Clarity systems provides general air quality ranges along with corresponding health messages

  • October 2, 2020

    Students: give feedback for UCSC’s future Interdisciplinary Science Building!

  • October 1, 2020

    Update on COVID-19 planning and testing

    Whether you are physically on campus or working, teaching and learning remotely, we want to ensure you are updated on the latest campus COVID-19 planning efforts.

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    UCSC publishes online collection of 10,000 photos documenting over a century of Santa Cruz history

    The University Library at UC Santa Cruz announced today the online publication of the Santa Cruz County Historic Photograph Collection, featuring original photographs and copy prints from 1866 to

  • October 1, 2020

    Celebrating the start of the academic year

    Hello colleagues, and welcome to the start of a unique academic year. Our UC Santa Cruz community is more spread out this quarter than years past, but do not let that temper your excitement for the start of this new chapter for our university and for our students.

  • October 1, 2020

    New faculty build on campus strengths

    UC Santa Cruz is welcoming 43 new faculty members to campus this academic year. Areas of expertise include psychology, mathematics, astronomy and astrophysics, computer science and engineering, and much more. 

  • October 1, 2020

    Kicking Off National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, a national effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however you connect. This year’s theme is ‘Do Your Part, Be Cyber Smart,’ and UCSC is proud to be a champion and support this safety and education initiative in October.

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    Fall quarter kicks off with new students, programs

    UC Santa Cruz students are excited to start their college journey, despite the challenges created by a global pandemic that has reshaped society. Faculty and staff are ready