The Farm turns 50!!

The experiment in organic gardening that began at UC Santa Cruz in 1967 is now the oldest university-based organic research and education facility in the country. “What began as a student- and faculty-initiated idea to create a garden as a place for repose, renewal, and connection is, today, an incredibly well-rounded resource that exists to … More The Farm turns 50!!

5th Annual University of California Summer Barbecue in London

Kick off the beautiful British summer with fellow University of Californians, food and fun. Catch up with old friends, make new connections and welcome incoming first-year students to the UC family! Make sure to enter the Raffle Prize Draw to win some stellar prizes like Marc Jacobs sunglasses, dinner for 2 at Antayla Turkish Restaurant, … More 5th Annual University of California Summer Barbecue in London

Pub Night with UCSB

Hey Folks! We’re having a Pub night with UCSB next Thursday, April 20th! They celebrate the Third (Thirty) Thursday of each month and this month we’re helping them celebrate! As always, alumni, students and friends from all campuses are welcome! More info and RSVP here.  

Film professor contributes to new PBS documentary on race in America

UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of film and digital media Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has produced one of several short pieces that comprise The Talk: Race in America, a new film premiering February 20 on PBS. The two-hour documentary is about the increasingly necessary conversation taking place in homes and communities, between parents of color and … More Film professor contributes to new PBS documentary on race in America

UC Santa Cruz launches Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies

UC Santa Cruz has established an endowed chair to honor the person most responsible for the thriving Jewish Studies program that exists on the campus today. Over 150 donors have committed a combined total of $977,130 to establish the new Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies in the Center for Jewish Studies, located in … More UC Santa Cruz launches Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies

Undergraduate applications mark new record

Undergraduate applications to UC Santa Cruz have reached a record high, showing increased interest from California students and those from other states and countries seeking a university experience centered on student success and driven by breakthrough research and innovation that continues to gain national and international recognition. More than 52,000 students—a new record—applied to be … More Undergraduate applications mark new record