Alumni news October 2017 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
october 2017
Neutron star merger illustration by Robin Dienel courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Neutron stars, gravitational waves, and all the gold in the universe
A UC Santa Cruz team made the first observations of a visible event linked to the detection of gravitational waves, opening a new window into understanding the physics of neutron star mergers—and possibly resolve a hotly debated question about the origins of gold and other heavy elements in the universe.
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Adriana Manago, an assistant professor of psychology at UC Santa Cruz.
Let's get digital
Millennials go online to enrich their offline existence.
The Quarry Amphitheater on UC Santa Cruz campus.
The Quarry rocks again
Silent for 10 years, a beloved campus landmark will soon be back in action.
Alumni Updates
Portrait of a woman from “Come Closer,” an HD video and audio installation by Nada Miljkovic.
Fostering understanding
Alumni contributed to a Museum of Art and History exhibit made by current and former foster youth.
Roshawnna Novellus
The Wealthy Yogi
Roshawnna Novellus is known for her combination of mindfulness and financial savvy.
2018 Alumni Weekend graphic banner UC Santa Cruz
Mark your calendar: Alumni Weekend 2018, April 27–29
Founders Celebration graphic artwork banner.
Featured Event
2017 Founders Celebration Dinner
Saturday, October 21
Porter College Dining Hall
UC Santa Cruz
» More Exciting Events
San Francisco – Thursday, October 19
Four Authors Walk Into a Bar at Books, Inc.
Santa Cruz – Monday, October 23
UC Santa Cruz presents NPR correspondent Richard Harris at Rio Theatre
Phoenix – Thursday, October 26
Phoenix alumni mixer at Z'Tejas Restaurant
» More Regional Events
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Robert Sinsheimer works in a classroom with colleagues.
An indelible mark
The late Robert Sinsheimer, who served as chancellor from 1977 to 1987, left a lasting legacy by leading a young UC Santa Cruz through major changes, from the audacious to the controversial.
Two Pore Guys, Trevor Morin and William Dunbar.
Pore strength
A company with UC Santa Cruz roots called Two Pore Guys has created a biosensing device that may revolutionize the way we do medicine and live in our environment.
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