From the Chancellor
Chancellor Cynthia Larive: A time for giving back
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
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.
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...
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Organizing for lasting impact
Crown College pioneer alumni worked to raise $1 million toward the Crown College Endowment.
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.
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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.
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.