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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

New UCSC campus archivist launches campaign to document 51 years of history

In her first few months on the job, University of California Santa Cruz Archivist Teresa Mora has set out to change the way faculty, staff, and student organizations handle the … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bridging the digital-human language divide: UCSC grads

About six months after completing a master’s degree thesis about Turkish language patterns, UC Santa Cruz graduate Brianna Kaufman was an analytical linguist, helping engineers place quality ads in the … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Trans-identified UCSC students celebrate new, inclusive housing option

UC Santa Cruz students who identify as transgender, gender-fluid, or nonconforming and their allies have a new housing option on their applications for the fall—a safe and welcoming on-campus home … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · 1 Comment


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