University of California, Santa Cruz
May 2016
UC Santa Cruz students and staff at pop-up party on Giving Day
Campus comes together to make first Giving Day a runaway success
UC Santa Cruz smashed expectations on its first-ever Giving Day on May 11, receiving more than 3,000 gifts providing $340,000 in support for a diverse range of projects.
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Alum and Sammy Slug
Slugs converge
Alumni and guests flocked to campus for Alumni Weekend 2016, enjoying fascinating lectures, good food and conversation, music, art, tours, reunions, walks, and opportunities to reminisce.
Joseph Stewart
A thirsty state
A new study provides a startling glimpse into the potential effects of future California droughts as a result of climate change.
Alumni Updates
Drummond Pike and his wife Elizabeth Cohen Pike
The "original crowdfunder"
Drummond Pike (Stevenson ‘70, politics) combines activism and philanthropy.
Anil Ananthaswamy
A willingness to explore and ask questions, even when it’s uncomfortable, has marked Anil Ananthaswamy (SciComm ‘00) as a respected science journalist.
UCSC presents the Original Thinkers series
Featured Event
Our Cancer Moonshot: Crowdsourcing a Cure Harnessing Genomics to Tackle Childhood Cancer
6 p.m. May 24, Mitchell Park Community Center, Palo Alto
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Alumni Regional Events
Los Angeles – Tuesday, May 31
UC Santa Cruz Trivia Night
at Yard House, Pasadena
Santa Cruz – Friday, June 3
Alumni Welcome BBQ
at UC Santa Cruz Lower East Field
London – Sunday, July 10
British 10k
at Central - London SW1A
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UC Santa Cruz Magazine
Edher Zamudio Vasquez
Crossing borders
At UC Santa Cruz, the Latin American and Latino Studies Department is breaking boundaries and creating thought leaders.
UC Santa Cruz student holding sign I pledge to be sustainable by
This is UC Santa Cruz
A roundup of news, happenings, and special reports.
The Campaign for UC Santa Cruz
Mark Massoud
Politics professor Mark Massoud wins Carnegie Fellowship
The award allows recipients to devote one to two years to scholarly research and writing that addresses the most urgent challenges to U.S. democracy and international order.
UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, unlocking the most challenging medical and scientific issues of our time
Campaign supports excellence in genomics research
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute provides the framework for the next great leap in the science of genomics.
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