Month: May 2022
From the Chancellor
Revealing more chapters of the human story
Professors in UC Santa Cruz's creative writing concentration encourage risk and responsibility, leading a program that's experimental, playful, smart, and fresh
Computers and us
UC Santa Cruz's new professional M.S. program in human-computer interaction examines the interfaces between people and computers—a study that's becoming more important than ever as technology proliferates
Learning about learning
UC Santa Cruz’s New Gen Learning—a research consortium made up of faculty and graduate students from diverse fields—highlights the learning strengths of underserved children and students
A remarkable, first-time film course at UC Santa Cruz tackles the criminal justice system, aiming to free wrongfully convicted people incarcerated in American prisons.
Eric Becerra: Innovative wall-breaker
Rachel Carson '03, sociology
Laura Lopez: Triumph and survival
M.S. '07; Ph.D. '11, astronomy and astrophysics
Lou Mathews: L.A. stories
Porter ’73, literature/creative writing
Sherril (Babcock) Wells: Grounded in love
Cowell '81, history and East Asian studies
Coming together to heal
Arts Dean Celine Parreñas Shimizu's son, Lakas Shimizu, unexpectedly passed away in 2013 at the age of 8. In his memory, his family has established a scholarship at UC Santa Cruz supporting students in the arts.
Lighting a spark
Astronaut and pioneering scientist Kathryn Sullivan is making a planned gift to inspire future generations.
Teaching English in Vietnam
I went to Vietnam to work on a novel—but instead, I fell in love with the country and its people as I found a new career in teaching English. I'm encouraging my fellow Slugs to join me.