2020  Science Communicationrss

  • September 25, 2020

    Alumna Martha Mendoza wins Emmy for work on child detention documentary

    ‘Kids Caught in the Crackdown’ documentary from PBS Frontline and Associated Press investigates the detention of migrant children in federally-funded shelters.

  • September 14, 2020

    ARCS Foundation scholarships support UCSC graduate students

    Sixteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $160,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.

  • September 01, 2020

    In the line of fire

    Alumnus Adam Lowdermilk had built a career as a musician, but the tragic 2018 Camp Fire prompted a change of heart and a leap into firefighting.

  • March 25, 2020

    Alumna Laura Helmuth appointed editor-in-chief of 'Scientific American'

    Laura Helmuth, a graduate of the UC Santa Cruz Science Communication Program, has been named the new editor-in-chief of 'Scientific American'.

  • March 05, 2020

    Mapping it out

    A book by two Science Communication Program alumni celebrates the human fascination with maps, displaying more than 200 maps across history (and even fiction) and exploring the intriguing stories behind them.

  • February 11, 2020

    Bringing new perspectives to astronomy

    An array of grants from the Heising-Simons Foundation is helping UC Santa Cruz accelerate astrophysics and other sciences while changing what we think an astrophysicist looks like