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University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • All the feels for UC Santa Cruz's 2019 Commencement! Congrats to our 5200+ undergrad and graduate students for earning their degrees this past weekend. Now, GO CHANGE THE WORLD! https://go.ucsc.edu/2Fjo1gU

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • 👨🏿‍🎓👩🏼‍🎓👨🏼‍🎓👩🏾‍🎓👨🏽‍🎓👩🏻‍🎓 UC Santa Cruz commencement ceremonies begin today and continue through Sunday. To the class of 2019: we are so proud of you and all of your hard work. Now, GO CHANGE THE WORLD!!!

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • The final day of finals as the sun sets on spring quarter and the 2018-19 school year. We’re so proud of all of you and your hard work.
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University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories Commencement 2019 Special Feature "Without a doubt the coolest thing I have worked on at UC Santa Cruz was the SlugSat project. For the last nine months I have been part of the effort to design, build, and test a working satellite that will someday be sent into orbit to facilitate ham radio communication and conduct research for the Santa Cruz Particle Physics Institute. SlugSat has given me the opportunity to develop my skills not just in engineering but also in team management and technical communication. Building a satellite on a budget is not an easy task, and much of my work has been to develop solutions that require minimal money, space, and power. Much of my work has been on low-power, error-tolerant memory for use with the satellite’s high-energy particle physics experiment. This project, once launched, will provide the Santa Cruz Institute of Particle Physics with insight into lower energies of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes then have ever previously been observed.

    At UC Santa Cruz I learned a lot of practical, hands-on skills that have really given me the tools to pursue projects on my own as well as to excel at those that were part of my classes."
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    Zee Moffatt is a student at Baskin School of Engineering and is earning their B.S. in robotics with a minor in electrical engineering. Moffatt was a longtime officer and chair of the UCSC IEEE Student Group hosting UC Santa Cruz’s only robotics hackathon, Hack-A-Bot, and only student-run engineering conference, the Technology of Today and Tomorrow Student Conference. They also participated in the creation of the Baskin Engineering Student Leadership Council, a group dedicated to providing feedback to the School of Engineering from the student organizations and the student body. They will continue studying further fields of robotics with a focus on space systems or autonomous robotics and hopes to work in the space industry.
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    Photo: instagram.com/lunar_lindsey

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • 👏👏 to UC Santa Cruz senior Sunny Wong this year’s winner of the Steck Family Award, honoring the most outstanding senior research project chosen from 15 projects that have already won the highly prestigious Chancellor Award. https://go.ucsc.edu/2F5GDRo

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories Commencement 2019 Special Feature “The Planet 9 search algorithm I developed revealed observational constraints on infrared space telescopes, encouraging the development of next-generation sensors. My work with Professor Smith found correlations between chromospheric and coronal activity in dwarf stars, leading to more accurate solar storm predictions to protect our power and communication grids. In a talk given at NASA Ames, Professor Deamer used my mathematical model for RNA polymerization to argue in support of sending a Mars rover to dry hydrothermal sites in search of life. My work with neuron sensors will lead to pharmacological trials being run on lab-grown human brain tissue as opposed to rats, improving the relevance of data. These sensors will also help discover how genes affect human development, revealing the causes of disorders like autism and schizophrenia.

    UC Santa Cruz is an incredibly unique campus in that, so long as you are willing to put in the time and effort, you can find professors who will readily include you in their research efforts. The ubiquitous undergraduate research culture at UC Santa Cruz has given me invaluable experience in skills ranging from hands-on laboratory work, to data analysis, to developing simulations, to writing and publishing peer-reviewed scientific papers. Most importantly, however, my experience at UCSC taught me the art of interdisciplinary collaboration.”
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    Mason Hargrave is receiving a B.S. in physics as well as a B.A. in computational mathematics and graduating magna cum laude. During his time at UC Santa Cruz, he earned Dean's Honors every quarter and received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Kenneth & Ann Thimann Scholarship, the Ronald H. Ruby Memorial Scholarship, the Hierarchical Systems Foundation Undergraduate Research Award, and the Tau Kappa Epsilon Long G. Justice Scholarship. This fall Hargrave will be working toward his Ph.D. candidacy from the Rockefeller University in Manhattan.
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University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Today is the first day of the farm and garden market cart at the base of campus. Fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers. These are some of the best strawberries you will ever eat. So juicy and sweet. Go get some! Hours are 12-6. #organic #UCSC #strawberry

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories Commencement 2019 Special Feature

    "During my time at UC Santa Cruz, I studied the causes and symptoms of the affordable housing crisis in California. My history thesis, "Rent Control and the Fight for Tenant Protections in California," explores the historical implications of gentrification and the displacement of low-income renters, while my field study with Tenants Together shows how renters are currently fighting for their right to stay in their homes. With the housing crisis only getting worse, I hope to shine light on how we can make the most impact by organizing in our communities to make change, and how local movements can have a huge impact on national and global struggles. Currently, I run a tenant counseling program for renters dealing with major problems in their unit that will also develop into a legal aid clinic for renters. I also work with Tenants Together the Action Fund to bolster tenant advocacy at the state level and to support local tenant organizing across California.

    I see so many professors and teaching assistants in the Community Studies, History, and Sociology departments as my mentors. They taught me how to be a critical researcher while also being critical of research, as well as the value of community-based participatory research and social movements. They also strengthened my research and writing skills significantly. I thank them for sticking through my lengthy first drafts until we reached the final product. The friends I made at UC Santa Cruz are all brilliant researchers, organizers, advocates, and people. I couldn't have survived my course load, campaigning, and working full-time without their support."

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    Jessica Chuidian-Ingersoll received her degree in history and community studies. Her senior thesis, "Right to a Roof: The Fight for Rent Control and Tenant Protections in California 1978–1995" received History Department Awards as well as the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award. She also received a Blum Center Scholarship. Jessica is the program coordinator for Tenant Sanctuary in Santa Cruz.

    Photo: Lindsey Vande Wege

    #UCSC #UCSantaCruz #Commencement

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • How awesome is this?
    #finals #ucsc #weloveourstudents

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Joji Muramoto, a longtime research associate with the University of California Santa Cruz, will coordinate a statewide program focused on the organic production of strawberries and vegetables. #organic #ucsc #organicfarming

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories Commencement 2019 Special Feature -

    John Joseph Contreras Romero is receiving his B.A. in art. He is a Marine veteran and first-generation Latino student, and has overcome homelessness—all of which influence his artwork. During his time at UC Santa Cruz, he was a Koret Scholar, and he won the Carillo Scholarship and the Irwin Scholarship—the Art Department's most prestigious award. He has been accepted into San Jose State University for graduate school in its Spatial Art program. In the next five years he hopes to be at Notre Dame studying art therapy, something he has always wanted to pursue.

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Professor Daniel Kim’s lab works on technology it hopes will help doctors save lives, while astronomy grad student Enia Xhakaj researches some of the largest structures known and what they tell us about how the universe evolved.

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • We’re excited to announce the opening of the Banana Slug Shop in downtown Santa Cruz. Thank you Bookshop Santa Cruz for making this happen! Bookshop Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • As one of only 11 fellows selected from a highly competitive pool of nominees from across the country, UC Santa Cruz sociology PhD candidate Saugher Nojan will become a new UC Free Speech Fellow giving her the opportunity to improve the campus climate for Muslim students at the University of California. http://bit.ly/2wnRQrQ

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories “Santa Cruz ended up being one of the most important parts of my life. It was where I developed my musical identity.”
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    Jonah Christian came to UC Santa Cruz with a plan to study political science and become a music lawyer. Then two things happened. Christian tore his ACL while playing soccer and also discovered that while he loved his music class, he dreaded his political science course. Trapped in his fourth-floor dorm room with an injured knee, Christian began creating music and soon surrounded himself with other artists. Today, Christian is a music producer and composer who’s worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. Read more at magazine.ucsc.edu

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Study ‘sesh.
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University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • All smiles. 🤗🤗🤗

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Young people from Watsonville are learning the basics of broadcasting and publishing their own podcasts thanks to a unique partnership between UC Santa Cruz's Research Center for the Americas, UC Santa Cruz, KZSC Santa Cruz 88.1, and Digital NEST.
    Read more: http://fal.cn/Av_W

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Baskin School of Engineering professor Ricardo Sanfelice will lead a team of UC Santa Cruz researchers participating in a new Center of Excellence for Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments.

    Sanfelice and his team will focus on the development of robotic systems that make the best possible decisions despite uncertainties that may occur as a result of denied or corrupted information caused by an adversarial environment along with researchers from Duke University and the University of Texas at Austin. https://go.ucsc.edu/2EkQliw

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • “UCSC is a very diverse community, and to have a woman and first-generation college student is really amazing. She will be good at bringing people together.”

    “I got the impression that the reason she’s in this to begin with is students. She wants students to feel supported, that they’re in a safe space and are getting what they expect from UC Santa Cruz.”

    "I think she’ll help us grow on the national and world stage while keeping the unique specialness that is UC Santa Cruz.”

    Yup. We're excited. Read more of the campus reaction to our new Chancellor designate Cynthia Larive! https://go.ucsc.edu/2HoHGxF

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • Nothing like a UC Santa Cruz bridge stroll am I right? 🤗
    #FridayFeeling

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • We are excited to welcome our new chancellor elect Dr. Cynthia K. Larive! Currently the provost and executive vice chancellor at UC Riverside, Larive has served the UC community for nearly a decade and a half as a faculty member, administrator and leader. She will join our community on July 1st. Read the full annoucement: https://leadership.ucsc.edu

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • #SlugStories "The big thing I took away is slowing down and paying attention to the little things that are so easy to overlook, especially in this crazy, fast-paced world we're living in, where we’re rarely taught to slow down and appreciate what is around us.”
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    It is not uncommon for undergraduates at UC Santa Cruz to coauthor, or contribute to, papers that appear in academic journals. It's far less common to write a book. As an undergrad at UC Santa Cruz Nathalie Martin (College Nine '17, environmental studies) authored the ‘Field Guide to Plants of UC Santa Cruz’,’a 173-page volume filled with photographs, maps, and tips that inspire others to build their knowledge of local plants. The field guide is part of a series of natural history field guides being produced by the UCSC Campus Natural Reserve, following student-authored books about spiders, birds, fungus, slime molds, and ethnobotany.
    Read more: https://go.ucsc.edu/2VDe5Jn

University of California, Santa Cruz
University of California, Santa Cruz
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  • We're helping to recruit and prepare the new math and science teachers of tomorrow thanks to a grant from National Science Foundation (NSF). https://go.ucsc.edu/2vVQxQG

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