This is UC Santa Cruz

A roundup of recent news, events, happenings, and special reports.

October 2017

The Campaign for UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz’s first campuswide campaign closes with record giving by alumni and friends | 63,064 donors, $335 million in gifts

By Joan Springhetti, October 2017

Roshawnna Novellus: The Wealthy Yogi

Rachel Carson ’01, business management economics (B.A.) and engineering (B.S.)

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Adolfo Mercado: An authentic life

Kresge ’98, anthropology

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Susannah Rogers: Stage presence

Stevenson ‘94, theater arts

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Nick Vasallo: Hitting all the right notes

M.A. ’09, music; D.M.A. ‘11

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Saving science

In the days following the 2016 presidential election, I grew concerned about the impact of the new administration on environmental science, policies, and federal agencies, like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As my concerns grew, I knew I had to...

By Lindsey Dillon, October 2017

Photo essay: Going coastal

UC Santa Cruz’s new Coastal Biology building—part of an evolving Coastal Science Campus—is now complete and open for the business of studying and researching coastal sustainability

By Gwen Jourdonnais, October 2017
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Fall 2017 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni.

October 2017
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About the Fall 2017 Issue

Credits, exploring new passions & new ways of thinking.

October 2017