News

October 2, 2018
Thirteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $141,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.
September 28, 2018
New cohort brings faculty count to 103
September 25, 2018
UC Santa Cruz is welcoming more than 35 new faculty members this year, bringing the campus total to 603.
September 11, 2018
Computer scientist Abhradeep Guha Thakurta has won NSF funding to investigate ways to protect the privacy of individuals while allowing access to large genomic data sets.
September 6, 2018
With funding from eBay, UC Santa Cruz professor Peter Alvaro aims to improve the resilience of distributed systems.
September 5, 2018
Computer scientist Carlos Maltzahn will work with Princeton University on an NSF-funded project to establish the Institute for Research and Innovation in Software for High Energy Physics.
August 8, 2018
The recently published paper describes the design and implementation of an optofluidic detection method to identify multiple Zika virus biomarkers.
August 7, 2018
Electrical engineering Ph.D. student Juliana Hernandez is working with Sara Abrahamsson and two high school student interns on a super-resolution microscopy project.
August 2, 2018
The pygmy population near the cave where Homo floresiensis fossils were found appears to have evolved short stature independently from the mysterious ancient hominins.
July 31, 2018
Researchers found an uptick in online ads for sexual services mentioning Jamaican and Caribbean ethnicities following a 2016 hurricane in the Caribbean.
July 18, 2018
Baskin School of Engineering graduate students Jordan Eizenga and Sutirtha Sengupta receive prestigious Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes-Baskin Fellowship.
July 17, 2018
Panelists will discuss the upcoming release of a remastered version of the Spyro the Dragon series of videogames, which John worked on 20 years ago as a designer and producer.
July 5, 2018
NSF funding supports Qian's research on new memory-efficient and ultra-fast network algorithms and protocols.
June 26, 2018
The UC Santa Cruz Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators has received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
June 20, 2018
UC Santa Cruz engineering students presented their senior design projects to mentors and faculty on Tuesday, June 5.
June 20, 2018
By working with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Aitanna Parker, Betelhem Tarakegn, and Tolulope Familoni hope to offer support and resources to minority students at BSOE and beyond.
June 18, 2018
More than 3,200 students participated in commencement ceremonies in the colleges, Graduate Division, and Baskin School of Engineering.
June 14, 2018
Brooks will receive a $300,000 award over four years to support her research on how mutations associated with cancer cause changes in gene expression.
June 14, 2018
Josh Gu is this year’s winner of the Steck Family Award, which honors the best senior thesis completed during the academic year, with the winner chosen from the Chancellor's Award candidates. He earned a degree in bioengineering with a biomolecular concentration.
June 12, 2018
Awards recognize outstanding research by undergraduate students
June 11, 2018
Rachel Doran is a Ph.D. candidate in the graduate program in biomedical sciences and engineering, working on HIV immunogens. She has won a Graduate Research Symposium award for her presentation on “From armor to Achilles heel: Targeting the glycan shield of HIV in novel vaccine strategies".
June 6, 2018
Henry Hinton, graduating with a bioengineering degree from the Jack Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, will be attending Harvard University for his electrical engineering Ph.D. in the fall.
May 31, 2018
A set of three nearly identical genes found only in humans appear to play a critical role in the development of our large brains, according to a study led by UCSC researchers.
May 24, 2018
The public is invited to a fun, family-friendly game festival on Saturday, June 9, at the UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus in Santa Clara.
May 24, 2018
Students learn about electron microscopes and neural imaging