2022  Social Consciousnessrss

  • May 17, 2022

    DSAS welcomes Ebonée Williams as new associate vice chancellor for student success and equity

    Ebonée Williams joins the Division of Student Affairs and Success as the new associate vice chancellor for student success and equity.

  • May 10, 2022

    A public dedication in the name of civil rights 

    Hundreds of campus and regional community members gathered beneath the redwoods encircling Quarry Amphitheater to watch the former College Ten make history, rededicating itself as John R. Lewis College in memory of the legendary civil rights leader.

  • March 24, 2022

    A remarkable, first-time film course tackles the criminal justice system

    UC Santa Cruz Film Professor Sharon Daniel’s two-quarter undergrad course, FILM 171S-02, is not your typical film school fare. This course, titled Reasonable Doubts: Making an Exoneree, aims for nothing less than to free wrongfully convicted persons currently incarcerated in American prisons.

  • February 04, 2022

    An advocate for menstrual equity

    Student Amanda Safi helped get a new California law passed that requires public schools to stock restrooms with free menstrual products—a move activists say is a first step toward rectifying the discrimination, stigma, and financial, educational, and health consequences faced by those who menstruate.

  • February 03, 2022

    Bridging the educational divide on a global scale

    Alumnus Fred Mednick, founder of two-time Peace Prize–winning NGO Teachers Without Borders, has worked to expand worldwide educational access for over two decades.