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November 21, Dec. November 15, Student pushes for authentic representation of deaf community Chrissy Marshall became interested in making videos about deaf culture because as a child, she saw very little representation of deaf people in the media or on YouTube. November 15, Campus opens new hub for student food security, support A new basic needs cafe at Cowell College offers free coffee, prepared meals, a juicing station and pastries—all intended to provide low income students with healthy options and alleviate stressors related to feeding themselves. November 14, Entrepreneur and UC Santa Cruz benefactor Will Webster dies at 90 Webster, a major donor who invented revolutionary cardiac devices, established a foundation that spearheaded significant campus changes.
November 13, New opportunities for faculty to engage with Beyond Compliance initiative UC Santa Cruz faculty members have two new opportunities to help eliminate sexual harassment and sexual violence on campus. November 13, photo contest winners There were over entries this year in the chancellor's holiday photo contest. November 08, Lit prof offers true love and dreams of miraculous escape The latest book by UC Santa Cruz literature professor Micah Perks, is a unique anthology of her short stories that sometimes reads like a novel.
October 29, New policy on disclosure of financial interests and management of conflicts of interest in private sponsors of research The policy applies to any research activity that is funded or supported by a non-governmental entity in whole or in part through a contract or grant; by a gift which is designated by the gift donor for a specific research project, or a specific Principal Investigator, or a laboratory or research program headed by a Principal Investigator; or through in-kind support provided under a material transfer agreement MTA.
October 25, Grant supports improved stormwater management With support from a federal grant, UC Santa Cruz will improve stormwater drainage at the Emergency Response Center to promote infiltration into the soil and protect water quality. October 23, Student feedback on teaching: A new platform and a new approach Starting this fall, the campus has a new way to gather and use student feedback about courses and instructors.
October 22, Stay informed during strike As previously shared, the University of California has been informed that there will be a labor strike on all of its campuses and medical centers beginning at 4 a. October 02, Required state and federal notices The University of California, Santa Cruz, is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their safety and security.
September 27, Chancellor recognized as community hero Chancellor George Blumenthal was among 11 community heroes honored by Assemblyman Evan Low, who represents Silicon Valley. September 25, Campus abuzz as academic year kicks off This past week, UC Santa Cruz welcomed 3, freshmen and 1, transfers, who begin instruction Thursday. September 25, New faculty to advance campus teaching, research UC Santa Cruz is welcoming more than 35 new faculty members this year, bringing the campus total to September 25, Reports of sexual misconduct by a professor We expect everyone in our campus community to know that sexual harassment and sexual misconduct are at odds with the values of our campus.
September 24, Update on Kresge College renewal to be given during town hall September 21, Campus invited to celebrate the Healthy Campus Network Attendees can grab a bite and talk with folks about the many programs that are available to the campus community to improve wellness. September 18, Chancellor Blumenthal announces plan to retire In a message to campus, Chancellor George Blumenthal announced his plan to retire at the end of the academic year.
September 18, UC president offers 'profound' gratitude to retiring chancellor UC President Janet Napolitano praised Chancellor George Blumenthal for greatly expanding access to the university during his tenure as chancellor. September 17, Student Housing West environmental study Student Housing West is crucial to the future of our university. News and World Report ranking Boosted by its success in helping students achieve social mobility, UC Santa Cruz jumped this year to among the top 30 public national universities, as ranked by U. August 29, Gifts to UC Santa Cruz fund new presidential chair for diversity in astronomy UCSC astronomer Sandra Faber and her husband made the lead gift to establish an endowed chair named in honor of Faber's mentor, distinguished astronomer Vera Rubin.
August 28, LHC scientists detect Higgs bosons decaying into bottom quarks UC Santa Cruz physicists made important contributions to the discovery, which confirms the fate of the vast majority of all Higgs bosons produced in the LHC. August 07, Certificate program seeks to reframe sustainability The certificate program seeks to examine sustainability not only through the lens of the environment, but also through the lens of people. July 31, Devastating events can drive human trafficking, paper shows Researchers found an uptick in online ads for sexual services mentioning Jamaican and Caribbean ethnicities following a hurricane in the Caribbean.
July 23, Staff member honored for outstanding leadership in college housing Alex Belisario, senior director for college student life at Crown and Merrill colleges, has been honored with the Charles L. July 23, New IT leader drawn to campus to improve world Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Van Williams has already begun meeting with each of the staff members in the ITS organization and will conduct several listening sessions in the coming months to get more feedback and insight from campus constituents.
July 18, Equity, inclusion, diversity are priorities for new dean of students Garrett Naiman, incoming dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student development and engagement, comes to campus with a strong focus on diversity and a long history of working for inclusion. July 11, Growing graduate programs to meet the needs of today's students Lori Kletzer enjoys leadership challenges that involve collaboration and strategic thinking, two skills that will come into play in her new role as vice provost and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies.
July 11, Campus marks new record for transfer admissions offers Faced with the largest applicant pool in campus history—67, applications—and a smaller enrollment target than the previous year, UC Santa Cruz increased its admission selectivity. June 26, B. June 19, Jody Greene appointed associate vice provost for teaching and learning Jody Greene, professor of literature, feminist studies, and history of consciousness, and director of the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning CITL , has been appointed associate vice provost for teaching and learning within the Academic Affairs Division.
June 18, Graduates mark new era, seek to improve world for all More than 3, students participated in commencement ceremonies in the colleges, Graduate Division, and Baskin School of Engineering. June 04, UC Santa Cruz offers new major in environmental sciences UC Santa Cruz has approved a new interdisciplinary major in environmental sciences leading to a B. June 01, Campus phone service restored UC Santa Cruz is currently experience an outage in its campus phone service. May 30, Campus gearing up for commencement For the first time in more than a decade, exercises will be held in the newly renovated Quarry Amphitheater, as well as on the East Field.
May 25, Public meetings to further dialogue on Student Housing West In an effort to further discussion on Student Housing West, UC Santa Cruz will hold two information sessions next week and two public hearings the following week. May 15, Cowell coffee shop to transform into a basic needs cafe We are pleased to share that Cowell College and Dining Services are moving forward in partnership with the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems CASFS to transform the Cowell Coffee Shop into a multi-service basic needs cafe with extended weekend hours, that will maintain a study space for students coupled with free coffee and tea and a food pantry.
May 14, Senate meeting to focus on several important topics The May 16 Academic Senate meeting will include discussions on student evaluations of teaching, recommendations on the Kresge College classrooms, and much more. May 11, Angela Davis joins May 22 panel discussion about mass incarceration Angela Davis will join a May 22 panel discussion about mass incarceration, solitary confinement, and criminal justice reform that is being convened by Distinguished Professor of Psychology Craig Haney.
May 10, Sue Carter named provost for Rachel Carson College Professor Sue Carter said her vision for Rachel Carson College is to strengthen its role in supporting students as they seek to create a more sustainable future and make it a place for them to gain skills needed for green careers in which they can develop sustainable innovations to preserve the environment. May 09, Campus status updates Get up-to-the minute updates about campus impacts from today's labor strike.
May 07, Strike update—Classes starting prior to noon canceled; do not come to main campus With both entrances of the main campus blocked by strike activity, UC Santa Cruz is canceling classes scheduled at the main campus and Coastal Science Campus starting before noon today with two exceptions. May 01, Scheduled labor strike for week of May 7 The University of California has been informed that there will be a AFSCME service worker labor strike on all of its campuses and medical centers beginning at 4 a.
April 30, The Slugs came home Returning Banana Slugs ran a road race, took to the airwaves, attended thought-provoking presentations and honored a beloved professor during the Alumni Weekend celebration. April 30, Strategic academic planning update—review proposals and videos, provide input, and register for a forum Strategic academic planning update—review proposals and videos, provide input, and register for a forum April 30, Enrollment opens for Summer Session Open enrollment is underway for UC Santa Cruz Summer Session, which offers a wide range of classes and online courses across multiple departments.
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April 27, Dancing into a community The Pagkakaisa Dance Troupe, which promotes Pilipino cultural history and performs traditional folk dances from the Philippines, helps students build both camaraderie and stronger ties to their heritage. April 27, Enhancing staff engagement Ensuring we can enhance our employee engagement is a priority for the campus leadership team. April 26, Appraisal call for all staff and training dates announced for managers and supervisors This communication provides time-sensitive updates on the UC Santa Cruz performance appraisal call for all staff.
April 17, South County housing crisis to be discussed May 2 University researchers and community leaders will host a public forum about the affordable housing crisis on Wednesday, May 2, at 7 p. April 12, J.
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April 11, Building a feminist psychology of resistance On a fateful trip to Nicaragua in , Shelly Grabe, now an associate professor of psychology, met women who were organizing to fight domestic violence, and she saw what real and lasting social change looked like. April 10, Environmental review preparations underway for Kresge College renewal In support of the proposed Kresge College renewal, UC Santa Cruz will host a public information session and begin drafting an environmental impact report.