Baskin Engineering’s Diverse Voices speaker series returns for its fifth season

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The 2022–23 season kicks off this fall with two industry professional speakers who will speak to students and the UC Santa Cruz community about their experiences in academia and industry.

Promoting student success and inclusive pedagogy at the Baskin School of Engineering

Students discussing a topic outside with their professor

As the new academic year gets underway, the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering is building on its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility through ongoing student success programming and new initiatives that enhance student belonging and learning.  “The academic success of every Baskin Engineering student is important to us,” said Jim Whitehead, associate … Read more

Girls in Engineering programming returns to help build a new generation of engineers and technologists 

Girls in Engineering program

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.

Celebrating student and industry collaboration at Partners’ Day

Dean Wolf pictured with students during Partners' Day 2022

The annual event underscores the value of industry partnerships and how they provide unique opportunities for Baskin Engineering students to develop and hone their soft and hard skills in preparation for impactful, successful careers.

Amazon project manager Anika Narayanan shares advice on finding your footing in tech amid adversity

During the second event of the Diverse Voices 2022 series, Anika Narayanan discussed her experience navigating from college graduate to early career tech professional in a remote world.

From consideration to commitment: Baskin student ambassadors provide insight, support to prospective students

Baskin Engineering Student Ambassadors

As they consider the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering, prospective and newly admitted students get a unique look into the Baskin experience through peer-led tours.

Industry leader Alexandra Navarro addresses overcoming imposter syndrome and finding belonging and inclusion in tech

The 2022 Diverse Voices speaker series kicked off on April 20 with Paystand Chief of Staff Alexandra Navarro discussing the importance of building self-confidence, maintaining a support system, and setting actionable goals to succeed personally and professionally.