Slugs & Steins

Slugs & Steins is a virtual monthly series comprised of informal discussions highlighting UC Santa Cruz's many amazing faculty members. Each talk is held on the 2nd Monday of the month with topics ranging from organic artichokes to endangered zebras, self-driving cars to Shakespeare. All are welcome, and audience participation is encouraged. These events are brought to you by UC Santa Cruz Alumni.

Alumni Awards


On Friday, October 27, 2023 UCSC celebrated the 2023 recipients of the prestigious Alumni Awards:

  • Fiat Lux Award
  • Alumni Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
  • UCSC Ethos Award

Meet these outstanding alumni and read about their accomplishments on the UC Santa Cruz Alumni Award Announcement.

Return to the Redwoods


Introducing a reimagined campus experience for UC Santa Cruz alumni. Return to the Redwoods welcomes alumni, friends, and family back to UCSC for a weekend of celebration, exploration, and an opportunity to relive the beauty of our campus. Mark your calendar and join us on campus, August 16-18, 2024.

Learn more about the event.