Month: October 2021
Chancellor Cynthia Larive: The importance of amplifying opportunity
From the Chancellor
The outdoors opens doors—to success
UC Santa Cruz is working to retain students in underrepresented groups in STEM majors by building community and providing early field-research opportunities
Talented leaders show why arts and humanities matter
UC Santa Cruz welcomed new Arts Division Dean Celine Parreñas Shimizu in July, and the campus also recently appointed Humanities Dean Jasmine Alinder. Both are committed to raising the visibility of the humanities and arts, highlighting their power to deepen...
UCSC alumni trained in the campus's Human Rights Investigations Lab use computer savvy and bilingualism to counter Spanish-language disinformation online
Ethics and algorithms
Problems with bias in criminal justice, hiring, ranking, search, news, and more have created an explosion of interest in ethics and algorithms. Computer scientists at UC Santa Cruz are tackling these and other sensitive issues of big data, artificial intelligence,...
De-extinction could reverse species loss. But should we do it?
From UC Berkeley Alumni Association's California magazine: What would it mean to reintroduce woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons now? UC Santa Cruz Professors Ed Green (a Cal alumnus) and Beth Shapiro weigh in on a controversial topic.
The real change is us
UC Santa Cruz community members describe their role in making 'real change' as the campus affirms what it stands for now and always has—giving voice to people through research and education
Constanza Romero: Preserving the legacy of playwright August Wilson
Porter ’85, theater arts
Dr. MarkAlain Déry: An agent of positive change
Kresge ’93, human biology