Creating opportunities

A gift from the Jacques M. Littlefield Foundation will allow the UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative to hire interns who provide services, support, and programs for fellow first-gen students.

By J. D. Hillard (Porter '99, history), February 2020

Planning for the future

Through her will, alumna Susan Bok, a retired senior transportation planner, established a future endowed scholarship for environmentalists and planners at UC Santa Cruz.

By Susan L. Bok, Rachel Carson College ’77, February 2020

About the spring 2020 issue

Staff, contributors, and information

February 2020

Spring 2020 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni

February 2020

This is UC Santa Cruz

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

October 2019

Food for all

This Giving Tuesday, help UC Santa Cruz make sure students have full minds—and bellies

By Dan White, October 2019

Jeffrey Conrad Stewart: Pulitzer pride

Cowell '71, philosophy

By Peggy Townsend, October 2019

Melinda James: The language of film

M.A. '12, social documentation

By Amy Ettinger, October 2019

Chelsea Manzano: Game plan

M.S. '18, games and playable media

By Amy Ettinger, October 2019

Sharifa Crandall: Plant doctor

Ph. D. '16, environmental studies

By Peggy Townsend, October 2019

Debates on the wild frontier of genomics reveal where the real frontier lies

When I first received an invitation from Vatican City last summer to attend a global genomics conference, I did a double take. Fifty years prior, my father was among the priests who spoke out against the papal letter on birth...

By Jenny Reardon, October 2019

Choosing what’s important

Lisa Kermish found her best friends and a lifelong commitment to social justice at UC Santa Cruz. Now she’s added Slug Support to her will. As a student, Kermish (Stevenson ‘76, literature and creative writing) taught creative writing workshops, created...

October 2019

About the Fall 2019 Issue

From the print magazine (Click for larger image) UC Santa Cruz Magazine appears twice a year: spring and fall. Inclusion of advertising in UC Santa Cruz Magazine is not meant to imply endorsement of any company, product, or service being...

October 2019
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Fall 2019 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates and announcements from Slug alumni

October 2019

This is UC Santa Cruz

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

March 2019
Photo of Virginia Espino

Virginia Espino: Bringing history to light

Merrill ‘87, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
Image of Jonah Christian in his studio

Jonah Christian: Playing it by ear

Cowell ’12, film and digital media

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
Image of Rebecca Prozan

Rebecca Prozan: In service to greater things

Crown ’93, politics

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019

Mark Teague: Drawing on experience

Cowell ’85, U.S. history

By Amy Ettinger, March 2019