Alumni news August 2017 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
August 2017
Julie Guthman, co-editor of The New Food Activism, has documented the limits of "shopping your way to social change."
Food worth fighting for
A new book co-edited by UC Santa Cruz scholar Julie Guthman documents the breadth of the movement to revamp food production.
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Portrait photo of UC Santa Cruz professor David Deamer
By land or by sea?
A paradigm-shifting hypothesis laid out by UC Santa Cruz astrobiologists David Deamer and Bruce Damer could reshape our idea about the origin of life.
A woman applauds at the UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden 50th anniversary celebration.
Organic originals
Revelers celebrated a half century of pioneering work in organic farming at the 50th anniversary of the Alan Chadwick Garden.
Alumni Updates
Photo of Washington Post correspondent and UC Santa Cruz alumnus Nick Miroff
Reporting recognition
Washington Post correspondent and UC Santa Cruz alumnus Nick Miroff has been awarded a 2017 Maria Moors Cabot Prize for his reporting in Latin America.
Reyna Grande portrait in a cowboy hat.
Slugs with pens
Many UC Santa Cruz alumni are making waves in the writing world. Check out our roundup of Slug scribes.
2018 Alumni Weekend graphic banner UC Santa Cruz
Mark your calendar: Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
Art in the Arboretum, Environmental Installations
Featured Event
Art in the Arboretum, Environmental Installations Open daily through November 17, 2017
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum
» More Exciting Events
Washington, D.C. – Friday, August 12
Banana Slugs at the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park
Seattle – Thursday, August 24
Seattle Slugs Happy Hour
» More Regional Events
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