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UC Santa Cruz’s Baskin School of Engineering Waives its GRE Requirement

By Rose MiyatsuBaskin School of Engineering August 12, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA All seventeen of UCSC’s graduate engineering programs are temporarily waiving..

August 13, 2020

How Can Technology Enhance Social Connection during a Pandemic?

By Sarah Vickers-WebbDirector of ProductionSanta Cruz Tech Beat July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Join faculty and graduate students from UCSC’s Center..

July 30, 2020

UC Santa Cruz, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County partner to expand access to COVID-19 testing

By Scott Hernandez-JasonUC Santa Cruz July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: UC Santa Cruz’s Molecular Diagnostic tests potential COVID-19 samples...

July 30, 2020

Toy or therapy device? Researchers study effectiveness of fidget tools

By Marianne Russ Sharp, UC Davis (via UC Santa Cruz) July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA The study will assess whether a high-tech fidget device increases..

July 30, 2020

Sparking girls’ interest in computing through “social wearables”

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Graduate student Sarah Frost demonstrates prototypes of social wearable technology..

July 30, 2020

CITRIS UCSC funds new pandemic-related research projects

Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz June 21, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Clockwise from top left: Professor and Chair of Computational Media Sri Kurniawan,..

July 23, 2020

UC Santa Cruz STEM Diversity Programs honored by ‘Insight into Diversity’ magazine

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz July 21, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented..

July 22, 2020

Scientists achieve first complete assembly of human X chromosome

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz July 21, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA The first end-to-end (‘telomere-to-telomere’) completely gapless DNA sequence of a human..

July 21, 2020

How DNA revealed the woolly mammoth’s fate – and what it teaches us today

Kate WhitingSenior Writer, Formative ContentWorld Economic Forum July 8, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute) UC Santa Cruz..

July 8, 2020

Campus marks 20th anniversary of posting the assembled genome to the Internet

By Alexis Morgan Alexis MorganCommunications Manager, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute July 7, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: A copy of the first draft..

July 7, 2020

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