Issue: Spring 2019

Fire, loss, and the embrace of community

A UC Santa Cruz staff member reflects on the devastating loss of their home in the CZU August Lightning Complex fires

By Kristen Lee, October 2020

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
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Virginia Espino: Bringing history to light

Merrill ‘87, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
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Jonah Christian: Playing it by ear

Cowell ’12, film and digital media

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
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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

Escuchar, Compartir, Comunidad: The power of voice

A unique partnership trains young people from Watsonville in the broadcasting basics and helps them publish their podcasts

By Dan White, March 2019

The thrill of computing

Inaugural !!Con West Conference revels in the playful side of high tech, letting participants ‘experience computing viscerally’

By Dan White, March 2019

Wanted: Extraordinary chancellor for a campus like no other

As president of the University of California system, one of my most important responsibilities is searching for a new chancellor when one of the university’s campus leaders steps down. This year, I am taking on this challenge on behalf of...

By University of California President Janet Napolitano, March 2019
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Spring 2019 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates and announcements from Slug alumni

March 2019
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About the Spring 2019 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...

March 2019