From the Chancellor
Chancellor Cynthia Larive: Leading efforts to address the challenges of climate change
Samantha Hamilton: First Amendment advocate
Award-winning journalist and civil rights lawyer Samantha Hamilton (Kresge ’16, economics) finds herself using skills learned at City on a Hill Press during her fellowship as a newsroom attorney for the New York Times.
Andrew Kramer: A witness to war
A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, war correspondent, and now Ukraine bureau chief for the New York Times, Andrew Kramer (Cowell ’94, history) shines a light on world events.
Helen Tran: A term of firsts
Helen Tran (Rachel Carson ’04, American studies), a daughter of Vietnamese refugees, is the first Asian American mayor of San Bernardino and the first Vietnamese American woman to be elected mayor of a U.S. city.
Aliyah Khan: Sharing the scare
Aliyah Khan (Ph.D. ’12, literature and feminist studies) dives into the world of Muslim horror films with the playfully named Halaloween film festival.
UC Santa Cruz alumni Florence Nelson, Stephen Klein, and Nadene Thorne are at the forefront of volunteering at Cowell College, laying the groundwork for what an alumni relationship with the campus could look like.
A page at a time
The daughter of the late UCSC astrophysicist Bill Mathews has found a creative way to remember and pay tribute to her father—by weaving portraits of him into and over his handwritten notes.
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