Alumni news July 2018 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
JULY 2018
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Campus marks new record of transfer admissions
UC Santa Cruz offered admission to 35,000 students for the upcoming academic year, marking more than a 30 percent increase in the number of offers extended to students from California’s community colleges.
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Julia Soares, a doctoral student in psychology
Thank Instagram and Snapchat for your fading memories
Documenting your life may come at the cost of actually being able to remember it.
Poster for exhibition at gallery in the DMZ
Art on the border
The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea is an unlikely setting for an art gallery.
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Year of Alumni
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A satisfying plot twist for two film grads
Two men who met here as grad students are embarking on a highly coincidental journey—both begin as assistant professors of film at Seattle University in the fall.
Asante Nkosi
Standing tall and giving back
New alum Asante Nkosi, a Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship winner who aims to become a criminal defense attorney to help the marginalized and vulnerable, is off to law school.
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Featured Event
7th Annual Farm to Fork Benefit Dinner 
Sunday, August 19
UC Santa Cruz Farm & Cowell Ranch Hay Barn
» More Exciting Events
Los Angeles–Saturday, August 4
Banana Slugs at the LA Dodgers
at Dodger Stadium
Silicon Valley–Monday, August 13
A Prof and a Pint: Preserving Research Data in the Trump Administration
at The Forager Tasting Room + Eatery in San Jose
San Francisco–Thursday, August 16
Neighborhood Networking Night
at West of Pecos
» More Regional Events
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