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

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
Turquoise splat image

Bringing everyone to the table

Efforts boost numbers of women in tech aimed at sparking innovation

October 2018