eSlug Newsletter Summer 2014
Students with families appreciate UCSC's on-campus Family Student Housing, pictured here.

Notices

Summer Orientation for Frosh
July 22, 23, 26, 27-29, 29, 30

Summer Orientation for Transfers – July 25

UC Application Opens - Aug. 1

Preview Day - October 25

Look out for more announcements over the months ahead!


Review Magazine

Review Magazine UCSC researchers are confronting the challenges of consecutive dry years that have left California in a water crisis. [More]


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Students with families appreciate UCSC's on-campus Family Student Housing, pictured here. Photo by Jim MacKenzie.


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Message from the Director of Admissions

Michael McCawley Director of Admissions Michael McCawley updates counselors on records deadlines for incoming students for fall 2014, Summer Orientation, changes in Admissions outreach staffing, and the UC Application. [More]


NEWSBRIEFS

UCSC ranks 2nd in the U.S., 11th overall among universities under 50. UCSC ranks 2nd in the U.S., 11th overall among universities under 50. [More]

$4-million gift establishes endowment to support sustainable agriculture. $4-million gift establishes endowment to support sustainable agriculture. [More]

UCSC emeritus professor Nathaniel Mackey wins prestigious poetry prize. UCSC emeritus professor Nathaniel Mackey wins prestigious poetry prize. [More]

Red Hat to acquire Inktank, a cloud storage company with UCSC roots. Red Hat to acquire Inktank, a cloud storage company with UCSC roots. [More]

Two UCSC professors elected to National Academy of Sciences. Two UCSC professors elected to National Academy of Sciences. [More]

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Academic Program Updates for Fall 2013 Academic Program Updates for Fall 2014
Undergraduate academic program updates for fall 2014 include a new B.A. in critical race and ethnic studies (CRES), a new minor in sustainability studies, and a new 3+3 accelerated program for students wishing to pursue a law degree. [More]


Transfer Information Sessions Return to UCSC Transfer Information Sessions Return to UCSC
The UCSC Admissions Office has launched a series of on-campus Transfer Information Sessions for prospective transfer students. [More]


Summer Orientation Now Offers Overnight Options for Frosh Summer Orientation Again Offers Overnight Options for Frosh
After a successful program last year, UCSC's Summer Orientation will again offer an overnight option for incoming frosh this year. [More]


Come Visit Us This Summer! Come Visit Us This Summer!
As UCSC parents will tell you, Santa Cruz is not just a great place for their children to live, but also a great place for their parents to visit! Santa Cruz is an excellent destination for a quick day trip or a longer stay. [More]


Spring Spotlight Lights up the Campus for Admitted Students! Spring Spotlight Lights up the Campus for Admitted Students!
In Spring Spotlight 2014, we welcomed thousands of guests to campus. The festivities included student performing groups and a special appearance from our beloved Sammy Slug mascot! See the photos! [More]


Congratulations to our 2014 Graduates! Congratulations to our 2014 Graduates!
For our 4,358 graduates, commencement ceremonies the weekend of June 12-15 marked the end of their UC Santa Cruz careers and the beginning of an exciting new phase in their lives. [More]


Goodbye, Payam! Goodbye, Payam!
Our Admissions Student Web Designer, Payam Yousefi, who has been responsible for designing eSlug for the past four years, graduated in June with a degree in bioengineering and a slew of awards, including the prestigious Huffman Prize. We wish Payam a fond farewell as he makes his way in the world as a UCSC alumnus!


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