Lynne Sheehan retires after 33 years: Staff organize food drive in lieu of retirement party

Lynne Sheehan

Lynne Sheehan, network administrator for the Baskin School of Engineering and avid supporter of Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz, is retiring after 33 years of service to UC Santa Cruz.

Alumni stories: How hands-on experience at UC Santa Cruz landed Olivia Oswald her dream job

Olivia Oswald

Electrical engineering undergraduate alumna Olivia Oswald (‘14), shares how engaging in internships and design projects while she was a student provided her with the experience she needed to acquire a job at Tesla, where she is currently a Sr. Technical Program Manager.

Four UCSC engineers awarded Google Faculty Research Awards

Google campus

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Matthew Guthaus, Professor Lise Getoor, Assistant Professor Lindsey Kuper, and Professor Jose Renau will receive funding and support, which includes tuition for a graduate student.

John Felts: Alumnus

John Felts: Alumnus

Degree Program: Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Undergraduate Institution: UC Santa Barbara
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Fresno, California

“I think for any entrepreneur you just have to be ready that it’s going to be tougher than you think, but at the end of the day, even if you fail, you’re going to learn so much…. it’s going to be so hard, so be ready for that, but it’s, it’s worth the ride.”

Philanthropist Jack Baskin chosen for Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame

Jack Baskin, whose steadfast support led to the establishment and rapid growth of the Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been selected for induction into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame.

New Engineering 2 Building offers state-of-the-art facilities for research and teaching

Engineering 2 building at dusk

Completion of the Engineering 2 Building this summer has added 150,000 square feet of new office, laboratory, and classroom space on campus, primarily for the Baskin School of Engineering.