Student Wins Scholarship For Creating Computer Literacy Program
Crystal Owings was inspired by her mom to apply for the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship. Her mom needed help to apply to jobs online but hadn’t developed the necessary computer skills to do so.
The Bridge Between Recreation and Wilderness
When Mark McCarroll isn’t overseeing the hundreds of activities the UC Santa Cruz recreation department offers, he might be telling stories from when he backpacked around the world or mountain biked through the Santa Cruz terrain.
Scholarship Memorializes Fallen Police Officer
Last February marked the anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Butler, a 1996 Kresge College graduate and Santa Cruz police officer. Butler, a 38-year-old mother of two, was shot and killed on duty, along with her colleague Butch Baker as they investigated an alleged sexual…
Mass Sea Star Death Leaves Researchers Perplexed
All along the Pacific coast, from Southern California to British Columbia, sea stars are mysteriously dying. Marine ecologists at UC Santa Cruz tracked this epidemic all along the West Coast, looking specifically at the rocky intertidal, said Long Marine Lab research specialist Melissa Redfield. This…
Creating Conversation, Providing Consolation
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is a time when many students reflect on their love lives and whether or not they’re in a healthy relationship. Those who are unsure may want to seek out UC Santa Cruz’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).