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April 6, 2022
This season features two industry professionals who will share their experiences as women in tech, the importance of self-confidence, and how to build community. 
April 4, 2022
Baskin Engineering’s 2022 distinguished graduate student alumnus Brian Levine credits his time at UC Santa Cruz for giving him the tools to become a life-long educator and socially impactful researcher. 
April 4, 2022
As COVID-19 continues to mutate, software developed and maintained at the University of California, Santa Cruz’s Genomics Institute will now be at the core of the primary tool used by health officials worldwide to track the spread of variants in their community. It is now the default software behind the ubiquitously used tool Pangolin, replacing previous software to more accurately assign genomic samples of COVID-19 to a known branch on the virus’s family tree.  
April 1, 2022
Phokion Kolaitis, a distinguished research professor at the Baskin School of Engineering, will discuss ‘some aspects of computational social choice’—an interdisciplinary field that examines problems in collective decision making from an algorithmic perspective.
March 31, 2022
Parts of the human genome now available to study for the first time are important for understanding genetic diseases, human diversity, and evolution.
March 30, 2022
Three new awards have been established at Baskin Engineering to support students pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies in applied mathematics.
March 29, 2022
LivePerson, which builds conversational AI, is funding two student’s study of the models that drive chatbots, digital assistants, and more.
March 27, 2022
The UCSC Office of Research has awarded funds this month to 19 projects through its inaugural Seed Funding for Early Stage Initiatives program
March 10, 2022
Two UC Santa Cruz researchers just marked a major milestone in their effort to create an effective vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which can cause severe respiratory disease in children and the elderly.
March 9, 2022
UC Santa Cruz is advancing comprehensive internationalization to ensure that the members of the campus community are prepared and encouraged to study, teach, conduct research, and work in a global context, and that institutional policies, programs, and initiatives are aligned to achieve this shared goal.
March 9, 2022
Scientists may better understand and test for the genetic variations that cause cancer and other heritable diseases through the application of a novel strategy for securely sharing and analyzing genomic data developed at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute.
March 3, 2022
Yang Liu, assistant professor of computer science as the Baskin School of Engineering, won a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his study of human-centered machine learning.
February 28, 2022
The Skyhook Data Management incubator project was created by researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS) as a solution to cut down on client workload in filtering and decoding large datasets in storage systems. 
February 25, 2022
Alexander Wolf, Baskin Engineering dean, and Becca Fenwick, director of the CITRIS Initiative on Drone Education and Research, are two of the 11 tech professionals selected to be a part of the Santa Cruz Works 2022 Titans of Tech.
February 23, 2022
With record-breaking applications from undergraduate students, UC Santa Cruz is looking to admit students who will be ready to contribute to and benefit from a high-impact research university.
February 18, 2022
UC Santa Cruz Alumna Marizza Delgado (Rachel Carson ‘21, Technology and Information Management) is a data scientist at Etsy in New York City, fashion model, and Miss Earth New York 2021. Her experiences at UCSC helped inspire Delgado to pursue all of her passions in life.
February 10, 2022
UCSC will join the inaugural class of the U.S. Cyber Command’s (CYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network (AEN), a group of 84 colleges and universities selected to help strengthen the country’s cybersecurity operations.
February 9, 2022
Baskin Engineering alumnus Raghav Chaudhary applied the machine learning and natural language processing skills he learned in the NLP MS program to develop and sell his startup in just five months.
February 8, 2022
Lindsey Kuper, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has won a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund her lab’s study of distributed systems.
February 7, 2022
To advance its place as an international leader at the intersection of innovation and social justice, UC Santa Cruz announced today its intention to prioritize faculty hiring by adding 100 additional faculty over the next decade.
January 26, 2022
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz has chosen three new student projects and two events for funding through the 2021-22 Tech for Social Good (TSG) Program.
January 26, 2022
Cormac Flanagan, professor of computer science and engineering at the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering, has received the Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) 2022 Most-Influential Paper Award for his paper on dynamic information flow analysis.
January 20, 2022
The annual UCSC hackathon brought together over 400 students worldwide to learn new skills and develop innovative technological solutions to real-world challenges.
January 20, 2022
UC Santa Cruz will create a new Certificate in the Humanities introducing students enrolled in the Baskin School of Engineering to humanities disciplines aimed to help them better understand the social and cultural impacts of technological change.
January 19, 2022
A sensing system developed by researchers at the Baskin School of Engineering provides a simplified and reliable approach for state awareness and motion detection in soft robotics.