Alumni news August 2018 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
August 2018
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Where'd I put my keys?
Memory research shines light on creativity, learning—and forgetting.
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The cultural impact of video games
In her new book, UC Santa Cruz professor Soraya Murray dives deep into video games’ cultural dimensions.
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Voices from the Dickens Universe: Special podcast report
Immerse yourself in the sounds of UC Santa Cruz's famed Dickens Universe—you'll feel like you're right there, uncovering new meanings in the text, drinking tea, and getting ready for the Victorian dance.
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Year of Alumni
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Highlighting 'rad girls'
Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women is the latest book by Kate Schatz (Stevenson '03, women’s studies and creative writing), the New York Times best-selling author of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z.
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Championing diversity from Boyz n the Hood to Dear White People
Film producer Stephanie Allain (Kresge ‘82, literature) got her start over 25 years ago in a notoriously and overwhelmingly white and male-dominated business.
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Featured Event
Kraw Lecture: Bugs, Bones, and Ancient DNA 
Thursday, September 20
UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus
» More Exciting Events
Los Angeles–Friday, August 31
Banana Slugs at the LA Dodgers
at Dodger Stadium
Silicon Valley–Monday, Sept. 10
Women in Early Hollywood: The Untold Story
at The Forager Tasting Room + Eatery in San Jose
Los Angeles–Wednesday, Sept. 12
ABC Alumni Networking Event
at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
» More Regional Events
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