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Lick Observatory kicks off popular Summer Series

Once the sun set on amateur astronomers enjoying solar flares from their tailgate parties atop Mt. Hamilton last weekend, scientists from NASA and University of California Observatories invited the public … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Students take lead on planning Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

  Nearly 40 years after protesters staged the country’s first Take Back the Night marches, students at UC Santa Cruz and other colleges nationwide have expanded the single night of … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Honoring the legacy of César E. Chávez on campus

Four rallies, countless classroom visits, and a legion of inspired student activists On a sunny afternoon in May 1973, a mariachi band was playing to a festive crowd in the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

UCSC Grad Slam winner envisions surfing on shrimp shells

Twelve UC Santa Cruz graduate students provided brief glimpses into their ongoing research in the third annual campuswide Grad Slam, a three-minute elevator pitch competition to encourage better storytelling about … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Access advocate Haben Girma to speak on campus

UCSC News Internationally acclaimed inclusion advocate Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, will be at UC Santa Cruz Wednesday, Jan. 18, to encourage campus … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Campus inventors recognized for recent patents

UCSC News The UC Santa Cruz Office of Research has started a new quarterly program to acknowledge researchers for their U.S. patent awards.

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Students to pitch viable ideas for positive environmental change

UCSC NEWSCENTER At the opening of Startup Weekend Santa Cruz—an upcoming three-day competition to create a sustainable startup—students, entrepreneurs, and activists will gather in downtown Santa Cruz to share ideas … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Event Watsonville draws 130 to celebrate local business

WATSONVILLE—As helicopter blades whirred over the Watsonville Municipal Airport tarmac, locals tipped back craft brews and celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of South County at Event Watsonville, a networking event Wednesday … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

West Marine launches new Santa Cruz test store

SANTA CRUZ—After four years at the helm of the nation’s largest boating goods supplier, West Marine’s chief executive officer stood at the entrance of a new water lifestyle test store … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fox Factory lifts guidance after better than expected Q2 sales

SCOTTS VALLEY—Executives at high-end shock maker Fox Factory celebrated a 5.3 percent second quarter revenue jump from a year ago and lifted their guidance for 2016. Net income for the … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment


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