Constanza Romero: Preserving the legacy of playwright August Wilson

Porter ’85, theater arts

By Peggy Townsend, October 2021

Dr. MarkAlain Déry: An agent of positive change

Kresge ’93, human biology

By Cheri O'Neil, October 2021

Claire Max: Laser focused

Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics Claire Max, who made big contributions to her field, reflects on retirement and a long and stellar career

By Peggy Townsend, October 2021

In Case You Missed It

Must-read UC Santa Cruz news stories

October 2021

Giving Day 2021: Widening the circle of support

Giving Day, once a fledgling fundraiser, has grown into one of UC Santa Cruz's philanthropic highlights of the year. This year's event will be on November 3.

By Dan White, October 2021


Alumni Vince and Christina Cavazos Bennett, who met as students at UC Santa Cruz, have built a complementary marriage and meaningful careers—and now they're giving back to the campus program that helped set them on their paths to success

By J.D. Hillard (Porter '99, history), October 2021


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October 2021

About the Fall 2021 Issue

Staff, contributors, and information

October 2021

Fall 2021 Alumni Notes

News, notes, updates, and announcements from Slug alumni

October 2021

Chancellor Cynthia Larive: Hopeful spring

As we look with cautious optimism toward in-person instruction this fall, I'm proud of the resilience we have shown and the value we bring to our greater community

March 2021

Antonio Velasco: Medicine and activism

Crown ’75, biology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2021

Kalwis Lo: Expanding access

Stevenson ’11, politics and education

By Peggy Townsend, March 2021