From the Chancellor

Chancellor Cynthia Larive: A time for giving back

November 2022

Berta Campos-Anicetti: Spreading the health

Public health and human services professional Berta Campos-Anicetti (Crown ’89, biology) was instrumental in helping to get the Latine community in Novato, Calif., vaccinated during the pandemic, among many other successful programs

By Lisa Renner, November 2022

Nick Fountain: On the (Planet) money

The newest cohost of NPR’s Planet Money, Nick Fountain (Stevenson ’11, politics) covers smart and sometimes quirky stories that, nevertheless, offer some truth about the larger economy or the world.

By Peggy Townsend, November 2022

Anushka Ratnayake: Planting seeds of change

Anushka Ratnayake (College Nine ’04, literature) didn’t know what the future held for her career postgraduation. But after learning more about agricultural microfinancing and launching a nonprofit in West Africa, she has taken the skills from her Santa Cruz education...

By Grace Stetson, November 2022

In case you missed it

Must-read UC Santa Cruz news stories

November 2022

Organizing for lasting impact

Crown College pioneer alumni worked to raise $1 million toward the Crown College Endowment.

By Haneen Zain (Rachel Carson ’21, politics), November 2022

Centering South Asian Studies

The Anuradha Luther Maitra and Thomas Kailath Endowed Professorship in South Asian Studies will advance the center’s position as a leading hub of research and discourse dedicated to South Asia and the South Asian diaspora.

By Haneen Zain (Rachel Carson ’21, politics), November 2022

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Adventure and exploration await you! Join us on one of our Inspired Expeditions in 2023.

November 2022

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

November 2022

About the fall 2022 issue

Staff, contributors, and information

November 2022

Sina Grace: Representation matters

Comics creator Sina Grace (Stevenson ‘08, literature) centers LGBTQIA characters as the industry evolves to include more diversity—and he looks forward to including even more heroes from all backgrounds.

By Dan White, August 2022

Kim TallBear: Protecting Native American DNA and Indigenous rights

In her work as a professor of Native studies, author, lecturer, and more, Kim TallBear (Ph.D. ’05, history of consciousness) has a goal of building Indigenous institutions and capacities.

By Peggy Townsend, August 2022