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March 2023

About the winter 2022–’23 issue

Staff, contributors, and information

March 2023

Winter 2022–’23 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni

March 2023

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