Issue: Winter 2021

From the Chancellor

Chancellor Cynthia Larive: Prioritizing social justice and shaping our future

February 2022

‘John Lewis’s legacy will imbue all we do’

Once considered a 'scrappy upstart,' College Ten—to be named John R. Lewis College following an endowment gift—plans to continue and expand upon the strong programs that led to the naming after the late congressman and civil rights icon

By Dan White, February 2022

Building a prison-to-university pipeline

UC Santa Cruz’s Underground Scholars program helps the formerly incarcerated and those affected by the carceral system find success in higher education

By Peggy Townsend, February 2022

Vic Thasiah: Protecting the Earth in the long run

Oakes ’94, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, February 2022

Katie Morrow: Limitless drive

Kresge '98, community studies

By Dan White, February 2022

Opening doors for those in need

After a lifetime of service in the education field, alumnus Ernesto Ruiz pays it forward to help future students

By Tara Fatemi Walker (Porter '91, literature/creative writing), February 2022

Costumes get lead role

Alumni Jim Gunderson and Peter Coha, along with their friend Gregg Barnes, are ensuring that students in the newly formed Department of Performance, Play & Design have costumes that will enrich their experience and enhance their performances.

By Paula Hermann, February 2022

Explore the classic city of London and vibrant wonders of Morocco

Join Sean Keilen, professor of literature and former provost of Porter College, to explore London and Alma Heckman, who holds the Neufeld-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies at UC Santa Cruz and is associate professor of history, to journey through Morocco

February 2022

Calendar

Find out what's going on! Check out our events calendar—packed with lectures, classes, concerts, workshops, tours, and more. Sign up for our events newsletter, The LineUp, to get events sent to your inbox.

February 2022