University of California, Santa Cruz
January 2018
Photo of a yellow warbler bird.
Canaries in the coal mine
Biologists are racing against the clock to find out the potential for adaptation in vulnerable populations of birds.
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Microscopic photo of yeast cells.
Unlock the cell
Scientists studying how cells control their size and growth rate are closing in on fundamental mechanisms that are common to all cells and are disrupted in cancer.
Year of Alumni at UC Santa Cruz.
Planet Slug
2018 is UC Santa Cruz’s Year of Alumni, recognizing all the ways Slugs have made the world a better place.
Alumni Updates
Photo of Tom Killion.
Tom Killion: A life in color
Tom Killion (Cowell '75, history), hailed for his intricate woodcut prints, brings traveling exhibit to Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.
Adilah Barnes caricature drawing.
Adilah Barnes: Holding the stage
Award-winning actor Adilah Barnes (Cowell '72, individual major in black theater) is best known for her role as Anne Marie on Roseanne.
Alumni Weekend 2018 at UC Santa Cruz
The website is live! Check out the many events and plan your trip to your home away from home. Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation
Featured Event
34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation
Thursday, February 8, at 7 p.m.
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
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Silicon Valley – Monday, February 12
A Professor and a Pint: The Future of Organic Farming at Forager’s Tasting Room and Eatery.
Silicon Valley – Tuesday, February 13
UC Santa Cruz Live in Silicon Valley: The Next Generation of Digital Health at UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus.
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