UCSC senior food service manager Mike Kraus brings tasty and nutritious food options to UCSC dining and earns a nomination in the first annual Real Food Awards.
The 2011 Susan Benteen and William Hyde Irwin Scholarship recognized 13 exceptional art students with an award of $2,500 and a display of their artwork. The exhibition will display the students’ interest in a range of subject matter and media including photography, painting, printmaking, installation and electronic media.
Resource centers fight to accomplish the UC’s goal of ethnically diversifying the student body. At UCSC, programs like Engaging Education and the Ethnic Resource Center struggle to counteract cuts through outreach and retention efforts.
Local non-profit Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International is implementing new domestic violence prevention programming, thanks to a $90,000 grant it received from the Verizon Foundation. Watsonville police chief Manny Solano and executive director of Kidpower Irene van der Zande are partnering to address “people safety” in the Santa Cruz community and internationally.
This week in news features a report on sexual battery allegations against UC student regent Jesse Cheng, a $1 million donation for the Baskin School of Engineering and accolades for an alumna journalist.
UCSC’s campus radio station KZSC is ranked by the Huffington Post as the fifth best college radio station in the nation. Station directors and deejays alike discuss what it means to be part of the station.
With Cowell Dining Hall’s LEED certification and the kick-off to a three-week conservation competition between colleges, UCSC maintains its reputation as one of the nation’s most sustainable campuses.
Interim humanities dean Ladusaw and linguistics professor McCloskey were accepted recently as members of the Linguistics Society of America for their contributions in the field.
UC Santa Cruz Foundation recently honored Jean Michel Cousteau with its Founders Medal at annual Founder’s Day events. The Founders Medal honors a person whose life work is most reflective of UCSC as an institution.
UC Santa Cruz Literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita is nominated for the 2010 National Book Award for her fifth novel I Hotel. Experiences of her life around the Yellow Power Movement inspired her novel.