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Sea otters maintaining numbers

California's sea otter numbers holding steady California's sea otter numbers are holding steady despite many forces pushing against their population recovery. [ More]

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Native vegetation makes a comeback on Santa Cruz Island Fighting Ebola:

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute releases Ebola genome browser to assist vaccine efforts. [ More]

Linguists receive $260K to study endangered Irish language Can we talk: Linguists receive $260K to study endangered Irish language. [ More]
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50 things about uc santa cruz

50th Things - #26 As we approach the 50th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz in 2015, here are 50 things you might not know about the campus.

Over the years, reports of ghostly apparitions on a fire road below Cowell College have prompted the area to be named Haunted Meadow. The spine-tingling moniker was prompted by the May 14, 1903, death of Sarah Agnes Cowell, who was thrown from a buggy after her horse bolted, and although the exact location of the accident is debated, the name stuck.



50th Things - #42 Volunteer Profile: John Madrid

"A huge part of what I learned at UC Santa Cruz was a sense of social justice and giving back to the community. These ideals have remained with me ever since I left UC Santa Cruz and are a key part of why I volunteer." [ Read more]

50th Things - #42 Alumni Photos

Share your photos using the #ucscalumni hashtag on Twitter and Instagram! This month's alumni photo came to us from @ucsc on Twitter "#ucscalumni Had a great time at#OMCAFridays with @oaklandmuseumca! [ Share your photo]

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

Regional Events

  • South Orange, New Jersey — Tuesday, October 7
    NJ Alumni Mixer at The Above Restaurant and Bar. [ More]
  • Los Angeles — Thursday, October 9
    LA Networking Mixer. [ More]
  • New York City — Thursday, October 9
    NYC Alumni Mixer at West 3rd Common. [ More]
  • San Francisco — Thursday, October 9
    Networking Mixer at NextSpace - Union Square. [ More]
  • Denver, Colorado — Thursday, October 16
    Denver Alumni Mixer at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery. [ More]
  • Washington D.C. — Monday, October 20
    UCDC Fall Alumni-Student Networking Mixer. [ More]
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida — Thursday, October 23
    Fort Lauderdale Alumni Mixer at P.F. Chang's. [ More]
  • Las Vegas, Nevada — Thursday, October 23
    Las Vegas Mixer at Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar. [ More]
  • Santa Cruz — Sunday, October 26
    Volunteer Training at Seymour Center. [ More]
  • Seattle, Washington — Thursday, October 30
    Seattle Alumni Mixer at Tap House Grill. [ More]
  • Portland, Oregon — Wednesday, November 5
    Portland Alumni Mixer at Brix Tavern. [ More]
  • Network with Banana Slugs in your area.

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