University of California, Santa Cruz
November 2017
A "smart" solar greenhouse on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
Green greenhouses
UC Santa Cruz researchers show that solar greenhouses can generate electricity and grow crops at the same time.
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Fall into philanthropy giving campaign at UC Santa Cruz.
A month of giving
Our 30-day Fall into Philanthropy fundraising effort puts the spotlight on crowdfunding for worthy projects.
North and South American coasts show risky areas for living.
Hazard hotspots
Half a million people are at high risk from coastal hazards, new study says.
Alumni Updates
Lobster fisherman, Greg Olsen, holds two large red lobsters from his catch of the day.
Fishin' by the doc of the bay
ER physician, Greg Olsen (Rachel Carson '80, biology), also runs a booming commercial fishing business.
Photo of Adolfo Mercado, (Kresge, ‘98, anthropology)
Adolfo Mercado: An authentic life
Alumni Council president (Kresge '98, anthropology) believes in serving others and giving back.
UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend 2018 graphic banner.
Mark your calendar: Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
The UC Santa Cruz orchestra performs on stage.
Featured Event
UC Santa Cruz Orchestra's Fall Concert
Friday, November 17
Music Center Recital Hall
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Sacramento – Monday, December 4
Sacramento Slugs Holiday Party at Magpie
Santa Cruz – Wednesday, December 6
Santa Cruz Alumni Holiday Party at Stockwell Cellars
» More Regional Events
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 Marlene Tromp,  executive vice chancellor (EVC) and campus provost for UC Santa Cruz.
Lessons of history reflect on her story
UC Santa Cruz’s new second-in-command, Marlene Tromp, is a respected scholar and professor of Victorian history—and a first-generation college graduate.
Grupo Folklórico Los Mejicas perform a dance onstage.
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