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University of California, Santa Cruz
December 2017
A scientific illustration of a family of stilt-legged horses
Wild horses
Scientists stir up interest in previously unknown genus of ancient horse.
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A lab technician works on circuitry.
Start me up!
UC Santa Cruz uses state funds to support business accelerators.
A beached narwhal whale.
Gimme shelter
As sea ice melts, new findings add to concerns about the effects of ocean noise and increased human activity on narwhals, the "unicorns of the sea."
Alumni Updates
Portrait photo of Susannah Rogers
Susannah Rogers: Stage presence
Accomplished actress (Stevenson ’94, theater arts) favors complex, challenging roles.
Photo of Nick Vasallo
Nick Vasallo: Hitting all the right notes
Adventurous composer (M.A. ’09, music; D.M.A. ’11) has eclectic musical interests.
UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend 2018 graphic banner.
Mark your calendar: Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
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Photo of Lindsey Dillon
Saving science
Assistant Professor Lindsey Dillon cofounded a network aimed at combating the impact of the Trump administration on environmental science, policies, and federal agencies.
Photo of the Coastal Science Campus
Photo essay: Going coastal
Perched above the Monterey Bay, the 100-acre Coastal Science Campus is complete and open for research.
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