University of California Santa Cruz
sePtember 2015
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The mothership of organic agriculture
Food activist and journalist Mark Bittman visits the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden for a video in the New York Times.
Also Featured
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Tearing down the walls
Pioneering UC Santa Cruz professors and staff challenged convention and traditional academics. They will be honored at this year's Founders Celebration (see below).
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Opening doors
Undergrad Hector Navarro found opportunity through science.
Alumni updates
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Just within reach
Recent alumnus Luke Buschmann tested whether motion-sensing games assist stroke survivors in rebuilding links between brain and body.
Dale "Eddie" Kinnamon (College Eight '87, biology) was in a hurry to find a campsite, but had to stop to try to capture the most spectacular sunset he'd ever seen.
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Featured Event
Founders Celebration weekend. Our Founders Celebration Fiat Fifty dinner with Alice Waters is sold out, but other opportunities include a talk by a visionary leader and an astronomy panel offering insights into the universe. Check out the other events.
» See Events Calendar
Boston – Saturday, October 3
Architecture tour along the Charles River and Boston Harbor
Los Angeles – Saturday, September 19
Banana Slugs go to LACMA! at LACMA
Reno – Thursday, September 17
1st Annual “Welcome Back Faculty” All-UC Social for UNR Faculty UC Alumni at Little Waldorf Saloon
» More Regional Events
Review Magazine
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Waters' edge
Alice Waters—chef, cookbook author, and unapologetic spokesperson for sustainable food—shares common cause with UC Santa Cruz's pioneering role in sustainable food systems. Waters will receive the Foundation Medal at UC Santa Cruz's Founders Celebration Fiat Fifty dinner on September 26.
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Fall 2015 issue: Big ideas; pivotal moments; influential alumni.

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in case you missed it
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‘I needed to contribute’
Gilroy native and transfer student Guinevere Ashley, who is working this summer in a campus lab, has found meaning and purpose in biomedical sciences research.
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Big data for childhood cancers
A state initiative has provided $1.2 million for a pediatric cancer project at UC Santa Cruz.
The campaign for UC Santa Cruz
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Pressing forward
Cowell Press, which teaches typography and printing, has received a major gift.
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Campaign Update
Our major fundraising effort now stands at $210 million.
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