Month: February 2024

From the Chancellor

Harnessing the power of AI—while avoiding its perils

February 2024

Worldwide webs

UCSC’s Global Classrooms initiative connects students and faculty with the world, allowing them to engage in virtual exchange collaborations with partnering institutions in countries including Kenya, Brazil, Cameroon, Spain, Chile, France, Mexico, and Colombia—all without leaving their home classrooms

By Kristen Garabedian, February 2024

Print Sale marks a half century

The UC Santa Cruz Art Department is celebrating reaching a new stage of distinction with a milestone anniversary—the 50th year of the beloved Print Sale, a tradition that helps both students and the department

By Emily Wilson, February 2024

Getting into Good Trouble

In keeping with the words of the famed late civil rights icon and congressman John R. Lewis—namesake of John R. Lewis College—the newly created Good Trouble Academy is shaping students’ skills in activism and community leadership.

By Liza Monroy, February 2024

Opening volley

UC Santa Cruz is broadening the federal Year of Open Science—aimed at making taxpayer-funded research findings more accessible to the public—into the Year of Open Scholarship, with the goal of normalizing open access to data and discovery

By Grace Stetson, February 2024

Artemis Patrick: Belonging to something beautiful

For Artemis Patrick (Oakes ’93, economics), leading the innovative beauty retailer Sephora North America has meaning that goes far beyond skin-deep

By Liza Monroy, February 2024

John Craigie: Modern-day troubadour

Famed folk singer–songwriter and storyteller John Craigie (Crown ’02, mathematics) credits UC Santa Cruz with expanding his mind, confidence, and creativity

By Kristen Garabedian, February 2024

Pioneering perspectives

Alumnus Bob Dodge reflects on being part of the inaugural graduating class and philanthropically supporting current students.

By Haneen Zain (Rachel Carson ’21, politics), February 2024

In case you missed it

Must-read UC Santa Cruz news stories

February 2024