News

September 23, 2022
Immergo Labs, founded in 2020, provides an affordable, accessible, and immersive telehealth physical therapy care platform.
September 22, 2022
Co-principal investigator Stephanie Lieggi and PI Carlos Maltzahn will develop a plan to recruit research software engineering staff who can establish and maintain the support infrastructure necessary for open source projects to thrive within the university context.
September 20, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Assistant Professor of Biomolecular Engineering and Associate Director for Human Pangenomics at the UCSC Genomics Institute Karen Miga joined former President Bill Clinton, U2 lead singer Bono, and Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus to talk about the greatest health challenges and opportunities the world is currently facing. 
September 15, 2022
This Tuesday, September 20 at 1:30 PST, Karen Miga will speak during the conference’s closing plenary session, joining Bill Clinton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Dolores Huerta, and more.
September 15, 2022
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute will partner with California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus to mentor and provide genomics research experience for students from these two hispanic-serving institutions.
September 12, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Professor of Biomolecular Engineering Rebecca DuBois has won a grant supplement from the NIH to enhance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) in her lab and at UCSC.
September 11, 2022
UC Santa Cruz is ranked among the top 10 public universities for excellence in undergraduate teaching, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report. UCSC also ranked as a leading university for social mobility and among top public universities.
September 8, 2022
Four winning projects have been funded through the The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz’s Campus Seed Funding program to pursue research relating to climate resilience.
September 7, 2022
Nearly 20 years after publishing his paper “The element of surprise in timed games,” UC Santa Cruz Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Luca de Alfaro received a surprise himself: he won the 2022 CONCUR test of time award.
August 31, 2022
UCSC Professor of Applied Mathematics Dongwook Lee has won a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, which will fund his research on improving computer models for safety mechanisms within particle accelerators.
August 26, 2022
With the support of a three-year, $900,000 grant from the NSF, Carlos Maltzahn will participate in collaborative research to increase the reproducibility of computer science research.
August 26, 2022
As an Alumni Association Scholarship recipient now in her fourth year studying computer engineering, Katia Avila Pinedo (Merrill ’24, computer engineering) has not only benefited from UCSC’s strong community—she’s helped build and sustain it.
August 24, 2022
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ricardo Sanfelice was appointed the as the inaugural director of the CITRIS Aviation initiative.
August 23, 2022
More than a quarter century since the first patents were filed, the UCSC researchers who pioneered nanopore sequencing reflect on the impact of their invention
August 17, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Assistant Professor Ali Shariati and his lab will investigate the molecular feedback mechanisms responsible for the coordination of embryonic stem cell division and differentiation to develop novel strategies for their use in regenerative medicine.
August 15, 2022
The five-day camp introduces middle school girls from Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties to the fields of engineering and technology and helps bridge the gender gap in STEM education.
August 11, 2022
An analysis of millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes finds that recombination of the virus is uncommon, but when it occurs, it is most often in the spike protein region, the area which allows the virus to attach to and infect host cells.
August 10, 2022
UC Santa Cruz anticipates welcoming approximately 5,100 new Banana Slugs this fall, concluding an admissions cycle that reflected increased interest in the campus. Campus leaders are carefully managing student enrollment and working to provide more on-campus housing for students because of a statewide housing crisis that is particularly difficult in Santa Cruz.
August 5, 2022
Baskin Engineering Assistant Professor Colleen Josephson has been recognized for outstanding research in the fields of networking and communications. 
August 3, 2022
New research shows how addressing “gateways within gateway courses,” specific factors that hold able students back from success in introductory courses, may provide a path forward for closing equity gaps for students pursuing engineering degrees.
August 1, 2022
Rising second-year computer science: computer game design student Mansi Saini has been recognized by Major League Hacking for outstanding contributions to the hackathon community.
July 28, 2022
Raquel Prado has been recognized by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis for distinguished service and exceptional contributions to the field.
July 25, 2022
As the first in his family to graduate college and in taking on positions as the second dean of the Baskin School of Engineering and chancellor of UC Merced, Sung-Mo “Steve” Kang has always been someone ready and willing to take on challenges. 
July 24, 2022
With the new school year just around the corner, the United Way of Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz Office of Education are looking for volunteers to help Stuff the Bus. Come and help fill new backpacks with school supplies for K-12 students.
July 19, 2022
A new study finds that a key genetic mutation that occurs early on in cancer alters RNA “dark matter” and causes the release of previously unknown RNA biomarkers for cancer early detection.