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May 2014 - UCSC Newsletter: UCSC landscape

Slugs, selfies, and loads of 'likes':
Alumni Weekend 2014

Alumni Weekend: Get ready for 'likes,' laughs, and memories A crowd of 1,200, including 700 alumni, showed up for the festivities at Alumni Weekend 2014. [More]

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Julie PackardScience, access, and the spirit of giving:

$1 million gift from alumna Julie Packard will fund student programs at UCSC [More]

studentsHacking their way to the top: UCSC students' coupon app wins top prize at campus's first "hackathon" [More]

More UCSC News


50th DedicationCelebrating a millestone: Watch the video of Founders Rock celebration on the anniversary of UCSC's dedication. [Watch] [Read the story]


50 things about uc santa cruz

50th Things - #47 Bike ShuttleAs we approach the 50th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz in 2015, here are 50 things you might not know about the campus.

It's a tough climb to get to the top of campus on a bike, but not when you load your wheels on one of UCSC's Bike Shuttles. Shuttles carried an average of 230 passengers a day during winter 2013.



  • Alumni Notes: What have you been up to? Share your latest news with your fellow Banana Slugs.

Regional Events

  • San Francisco — Sunday, May 4
    A private tour of "Intimate Impressions" at the Legion of Honor. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED | Click here to join the UCSC Alumni Bay Area Facebook group 
  • Santa Cruz — Friday, May 9
    "Report from Sacramento" alumni luncheon — Hear from Assemblymember Mark Stone and Senator Bill Monning. [More]
  • Boston — Monday, May 12
    Annual meeting and Elections
    Flatbread Pizza Company | 45 Day St, Somerville, MA
    Email Beata Panagopoulos for more information and to RSVP.
  • Washington, D.C. — Monday, May 19
    All-UC Alumni Reception with UC President Janet Napolitano. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
  • Los Angeles — Thursday, May 29
    LA Mixer | Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills [Register online]
  • Oakland — Sunday, June 1
    UCSC Day at the Oakland A's
    $30 includes all-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the Eastside Club and field-level seats [More]
  • London — Tuesday, June 10
    All-UC alumni wine tasting at Vagabond Wines
    For more information and to register [Click here]
  • London — Sunday, July 13
    All-UC Alumni Picnic at Hyde Park
    Details coming soon!
  • London — Sunday, July 13
    Run the British 10K with UC Alumni
    For details and to sign up [Click here]
  • Network with Banana Slugs in your area.

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