Issue: Spring 2021

Chancellor Cynthia Larive: Hopeful spring

As we look with cautious optimism toward in-person instruction this fall, I'm proud of the resilience we have shown and the value we bring to our greater community

March 2021

The shot felt ’round the world

UC Santa Cruz faculty consider issues of health equity and trust in the national and global vaccine rollout

By Dan White, March 2021

Creating change, from the molecular level up

UC Santa Cruz welcomes eminent biologist and Nobel laureate Carol Greider, known for her pioneering work on telomeres and for her powerful advocacy for increasing women and minorities in the sciences

By Lisa Renner, March 2021

Tech support

UC Santa Cruz faculty are developing assistive technologies to make life easier for those with disabilities and other special needs

By Lisa Renner, March 2021

Troupe dynamic

UC Santa Cruz's African American Theater Arts Troupe, which is celebrating its 30-year anniversary, has not only staged plays but also taken up works that deal with issues of race, injustice, and discrimination; brought its performances into the community; and...

By Peggy Townsend, March 2021

Living languages

The Zapotec Language Project and Nido de Lenguas (Language Nest), a project supported by the Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz, celebrate and promote endangered languages of southern Mexico

By Dan White, March 2021

Antonio Velasco: Medicine and activism

Crown ’75, biology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2021

Kalwis Lo: Expanding access

Stevenson ’11, politics and education

By Peggy Townsend, March 2021