50th Timeline

50th Anniversary Timeline

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Come Home.

Most spectacular Alumni Weekend ever
April 23–26, 2015

UC Santa Cruz celebrates 50th anniversary

Alumni Achievement

Julie Packard On those early mornings in the 1970s when UC Santa Cruz biology professor William Doyle would load up 
Julie Packardhis station wagon with students, Julie Packard remembers the fog of her sleep-deprived brain being almost as thick as the fog outside the car ... Read More »

Review Magazine

Cover of Review Magazine

In the fall '14 issue of UC Santa Cruz Review: What we've learned since Loma Prieta, Toni Morrison ponders good and evil in literature, UC Santa Cruz's role in an ambitious new food initiative, and more. Read More »