Alumni news September 2017 –
University of California, Santa Cruz
september 2017
Marsh wetland provides a first line of defense in coastal New Jersey. Photo by Jim Wright LightHawk.
The case for coastal wetlands
Study shows coastal wetlands annually reduce property losses by 16 percent and prevented more than $625 million in damages during Hurricane Sandy.
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Mauricio Ramírez is an artist, a muralist, and a native San Franciscan who is fascinated by the Mission's murals.
If these walls could talk...
Doctoral student Mauricio Ramirez immerses himself in the legendary murals of San Francisco's Mission District.
Climate change is shrinking the habitat of the pika, a relative of the rabbit.
Pika peril
Adorable but imperiled pikas show impact of climate change on Sierra Nevada mammals.
Alumni Updates
Michael Scherer graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 1998 with a B.A. in Literature.
Posting up
Humanities alum Michael Scherer joins the Washington Post as national political reporter.
Image of the August 21 total solar eclipse as seen from Ontario, Oregon. (Photo by Sarah McQuate '17).
Total eclipse in their hearts
SciComm grads fanned out all over the United States to chase the eclipse.
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
A World of Three Zeros book cover art.
Featured Event
"A World of Three Zeros," talk by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus
Tuesday, October 10
Colleges 9/10 Multipurpose Room
UC Santa Cruz
» More Exciting Events
Menlo Park – Monday, September 18
Living Legends: Honoring Sylvia Earle
London – Wednesday, September 20
UC Alumni Oxford Dinner: A Talk with UCLA Professor David Miklowitz at St. Hugh's College
London – Saturday, September 23
California Dreaming: Freedom Tour at Design Museum
San Diego – Thursday, October 5
Climate Change, the California Coast, and Sea-Level Rise with Professor Gary Griggs at Birch Aquarium
» More Regional Events
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