This month: UC Santa Cruz turns 50, a bold experiment realized

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February 2015 - UCSC Newsletter: UC Santa Cruz Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Leading the way in human genetics

Leading the way in human genetics - photo Researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute have received a grant for up to $1 million to develop a comprehensive map of human genetic variation. [More]

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Collaborative cultureCollaborative culture:

Alumnus and artist Tom Franco, founder of the Firehouse Art Collective, is co-teaching a 10-week class in curatorial practice. [More]

Anita Hill speaksAnita Hill speaks: Hill, who in 1991 testified on sexual harassment during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas, will speak at UC Santa Cruz on gender and racial equality on Feb. 26. [More]
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Volunteer Profile: Jerry RuizVolunteer Profile: Jerry Ruiz

"It is a deep emotional connection I feel toward UC Santa Cruz that drives me to volunteer each year." [Read more]

Alumni PhotoAlumni Photos

"My uncle says when @ucsc opened their doors it forever changed Santa Cruz. As a local that attended UCSC I know it changed and strengthened my life.- @_julialolita_ on Instagram [Share your photo]

Alumni Notes
: What have you been up to? Share your latest news with your fellow Banana Slugs in UC Santa Cruz Review magazine.

Regional Events

  • Boston — Saturday, February 28
    "Turning Stars into Gold" with Professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz in Newtonville, Massachusetts [More]
  • Los Angeles — Sunday, March 15
    "An Uncommon Place: Celebrating 50 Years of Building UC Santa Cruz" in Century City. Stay tuned for more information. [More]

    Stay tuned for more events near you in 2015!

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