Issue: Fall 2016

Rafael Lopez

Rafael López: Commitment to community

Rafael López once protected his mother and siblings from an abusive, alcoholic father. Now he heads a $10 billion federal agency that administers the nation's domestic violence prevention programs.

By Peggy Townsend, October 2016
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Liquid alchemy

UC Santa Cruz is home to the last working metal foundry in the UC system, giving students the opportunity to experience an unusual level of artistic discovery.

By Sean M. Monaghan, October 2016
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Alumni Notes fall 2016

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni.

October 2016

Java slugs

UC Santa Cruz alumni perk up the coffee scene

By Dan White, October 2016
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About the Fall 2016 issue

Credits, a new beginning in Silicon Valley, and a retiree giving back.

October 2016