Issue: Fall 2018

Tuned in

Alumna Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, took a chance and joined Google as employee No. 16 in 1999—now she’s working to bring more women into the world of high tech

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018

Lamat Program: Shooting for the stars

The bright—but previously unrecognized—young scientists of UC Santa Cruz’s Lamat program have found their destiny by turning their eyes to the heavens

By Dan White, October 2018

Hope for housing

With housing costs becoming a crisis both locally and statewide, an ambitious UC Santa Cruz project called No Place Like Home seeks to inform the debate—and the quest for solutions—through research

By Dan White, October 2018

Shifting the debate

Can public philosophy teach us to think? Students and faculty at UC Santa Cruz explore that question in an unlikely place— San Quentin State Prison.

By Scott Rappaport, October 2018

A new chapter–and more housing–for Kresge College

Kresge College is best known for its distinctive architecture, along with its legacy of experimental teaching and strong sense of community. Above: Kresge College, known for its distinctive architecture, is slated for a renewal. But this planned village of stucco-lined...

By Dan White, October 2018

Help for housing on campus: Student Housing West

UC Santa Cruz is in dire need of student housing. Almost no one living on or off campus would debate that point. But the questions of where and how to build such housing, along with its size and scope, are...

October 2018
North Salinas high school student debaters

Reaching more communities

Each winter, high school teams from Salinas to San Francisco travel to UC Santa Cruz to vie in the Northern California High School Regional Ethics Bowl. Above: North Salinas High School students Denize Ignacio (center) and Aliyah Annis (left) at...

October 2018

This is UC Santa Cruz

A roundup of recent news, events, happenings, and special reports.

October 2018

Ada Recinos: Council crusader

College Ten ’15, sociology

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018

Jeremy Strick: Living artfully

Cowell ’77, art history

By Amy Ettinger, October 2018

Gia Voeltz: Cell sleuth

Crown ‘94, biochemistry and molecular biology

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018
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Bringing everyone to the table

Efforts boost numbers of women in tech aimed at sparking innovation

October 2018
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We need your leadership

One of the first rules for a successful leader is to set and clearly communicate an agenda. In these tumultuous times, that is truer than ever, and it is as much about leadership and personal values as it is about...

By John Laird (Stevenson '72, politics), October 2018
Vera Rubin peering through telescope

Empowering discovery through diversity

Because diversity enhances scientific success, UC Santa Cruz has established the Vera Rubin Presidential Chair for Diversity in Astronomy

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018
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Fall 2018 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni

October 2018
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About the Fall 2018 Issue

From the print magazine (Click for larger image) UC Santa Cruz Magazine appears twice a year: spring and fall. Inclusion of advertising in UC Santa Cruz Magazine is not meant to imply endorsement of any company, product, or service being...

October 2018
Magazine Cover, Spring 2016

Letters from Spring 2018

Rants, raves, recommendations, and love letters from our readers.

October 2018

Our way of giving back

Denise Gallant and Kevin Monahan fell in love at KZSC. But the radio station, and Kresge College, also gave them the skills that built their careers. By including the college and the station in their will, they’re able to make...

October 2018