Alumni news February 2018 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
march 2018
Gabby Giffords speaks at Chronicle Books in San Francisco.
Guns and common sense
Former Arizona Congresswoman and gun control advocate Gabby Giffords speaks at an event honoring slain congressional aide Gabe Zimmerman (Stevenson '02, sociology).
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UCSC students promote Giving Day fundraising on campus.
Out-giving themselves
Giving Day 2018 busts previous fundraising record during 24-hour online festival of generosity.
An elephant seal has a camera glued to its head.
See life
Researchers take a peep at the deep to study movement patterns of ocean life.
Alumni Updates
Bettina Aptheker
Alumni Weekend keynote
Distinguished professor Bettina Aptheker will be in conversation with Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Marlene Tromp about the university's role in ethical and critical thinking. For more about Alumni Weekend, see below.
Adilah Barnes
Act of gratitude
Alumna Adilah Barnes (Cowell ’72)—who performed the role of Mama in a revival of the groundbreaking play A Raisin In The Sun at UC Santa Cruz’s Second Stage theater—was recognized with a Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.
Alumni Weekend 2018 at UC Santa Cruz
Alumni Weekend is around the corner! Check out the full lineup of inspiring events and start planning your trip to your home away from home. Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
Featured EventS
FOREST (for a thousand years...) 
Opens Saturday, April 7
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Original Thinkers: Earth Night 
Wednesday, April 18
The Inn at Pasatiempo
» More Exciting Events
Silicon Valley – Monday, April 9
A Professor and a Pint: What We Can and Cannot Predict About Earthquakes
Forager's Tasting Room and Eatery
Santa Cruz – Saturday, April 14

A Day at the Farm: Alumni and Student Volunteer Service Day
Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS)

Washington, D.C.—April 18
All-UC Spring Happy Hour
» More Regional Events
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