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July 2014 - UCSC Newsletter: A summery summary of UC Santa Cruz attractions

Cancer study reveals powerful new system for classifying tumors

Cancer study reveals powerful new system for classifying tumorsSee how 1 in 10 cancer patients could be classified differently using a new system — which could lead to different treatment options. [More]

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Scholarships for the next generation of organic farmersGrowing farmers:

Scholarships are available for the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, the longest-running university-based organic farmer-training program in the U.S. [More]

Donors give more than $50 million to UC Santa CruzDonors deliver:

Private support to UC Santa Cruz during the last fiscal year topped $50 million—a first for the campus—bringing the total for The Campaign for UC Santa Cruz to more than $180 milion. [More]

More UCSC News

50 things about uc santa cruz

50th Things - #42As we approach the 50th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz in 2015, here are 50 things you might not know about the campus.

Within the campus boundaries are at least 50 sinkholes, dozens of springs, a number of creeks that stop abruptly and disappear underground, and two small caves. This type of topography, called karst, is common in some parts of the world but rare in the western United States.



50th Things - #42Volunteer Profile: Eion Lys

"A volunteer can give back to UC Santa Cruz, experience the many social and intellectual rewards of being a Slug, and help to sustain the community life of the area where they live, all while having a good time." [Read more]

50th Things - #42Alumni Photos

Share your photos using the #ucscalumni hashtag on Twitter and Instagram! This month’s alumni photo came to us from Instagrammer @queenbigbeeee

“...In love with the fact that I am a slug for life Best campus and the best people any college could ever have.” #ucsc #slug #bananaslug #sluglife [Share your photo]

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

Regional Events

  • Santa Cruz — Thursday, September 11
    Recent grads networking event at NextSpace. [More]
  • Online — Thursday, September 11
    Alumni Online Chat with President Napolitano. [More]
  • UC Irvine — Saturday, September 13
    UCEAP Spain 50th Anniversary Celebration. [More]
  • Washington, D.C. — Wednesday, September 17
    California State Society — Back To College Night. [More]
  • San Diego — Thursday, September 18
    Alumni Networking Mixer at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens — Liberty Station. [More]
  • Oakland — Friday, September 26
    Friday Nights at the Oakland Museum of California. [More]
  • Network with Banana Slugs in your area.

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