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

Selin Ovali: Graduate Student

Selin Ovali: Graduate Student

Degree Program: Human Computer Interaction, M.S.
Undergraduate Institution: Purdue University, Computer Science B.S.
Department: Computational Media

“I specifically chose this program because I really liked the people involved and the research currently being done at Baskin Engineering in the HCI field.”

Justin Grant: Graduate Student

Degree Program: Human Computer Interaction, M.S.
Undergraduate Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Philosophy, B.A.
Department: Computational Media

“My goal is to build on my undergraduate philosophy degree to develop technology that is useful and accessible to everyone.”