First Regents Meeting of the Year Addresses Funding and Budgets
UC regents and leaders of California’s higher education met on Jan. 22 and Jan. 23 to discuss the future of higher education in the state. Napolitano began by reminding all of The Master Plan, which is supposed to keep everyone focused on moving forward, particularly with increasing collaborative, cooperative research, and ensuring that a UC education becomes more economically accessible.
Slugs in the Spolight: Abbott’s Open Arms Support Queer Community
Deborah Abbott, director of the Cantú Queer Resource Center shares her personal experience as a heterosexually married lesbian and how such experiences have helped her communicate and counsel many struggling queer students and staff.
Social Sciences Receives $7.4 Million in Research Grants
Exploring the dimensions of research grants provided to the social sciences division of UCSC, assistant dean of the division, Kyle Eischen enlightens those who are unfamiliar with the great benefits of research, and researchers are interviewed on what type of projects they’re undertaking.
Living Writers Series Delivers Words of Inspiration
The winter quarter Living Writer Series features exclusively UCSC alumni, with Reyna Grande kicking off the series by discussing her creative writing career.