Arts Dean Celine Parreñas Shimizu's son, Lakas Shimizu, unexpectedly passed away in 2013 at the age of 8. In his memory, his family has established a scholarship at UC Santa Cruz supporting students in the arts.
By Christy Tall, May 2022
Astronaut and pioneering scientist Kathryn Sullivan is making a planned gift to inspire future generations.
By Dan White, May 2022
I went to Vietnam to work on a novel—but instead, I fell in love with the country and its people as I found a new career in teaching English. I'm encouraging my fellow Slugs to join me.
By Kent Wallace (Merrill '79, poetry and truth/individual major), May 2022
Join us on one of our Inspired Expeditions! Travel is making its return, and we have some amazing destinations in the fall of 2022, including London; Morocco; Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Chile.
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