Issue: Spring 2019

Thinking really big

From the time before time to potential existential dangers of the future, physicist Anthony Aguirre peers into the mysteries that define our reality

By Adam Mann (SciCom '10), March 2019

Hire power

Three new strategic faculty hires come with résumés of pioneering work and plans to focus on game-changing objectives

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019

A chancellor looks back

With his time as chancellor drawing to a close, George Blumenthal reflects on his 13 years in UC Santa Cruz’s top job and a lifetime on campus

By Dan White, March 2019

This is UC Santa Cruz

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

March 2019
Photo of Virginia Espino

Virginia Espino: Bringing history to light

Merrill ‘87, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
Image of Jonah Christian in his studio

Jonah Christian: Playing it by ear

Cowell ’12, film and digital media

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
Image of Rebecca Prozan

Rebecca Prozan: In service to greater things

Crown ’93, politics

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019

Mark Teague: Drawing on experience

Cowell ’85, U.S. history

By Amy Ettinger, March 2019

Crown funding

When an alumna recounts her special memories from Crown College, it becomes easy to join the effort by Crown alumni to double the college’s endowment by 2021

By Mary Elizabeth Garcia (Kresge '12, philosophy; M. A. '14), March 2019