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UC Santa Cruz alumna fights for inclusive science and tribal knowledge

Irene Vasquez is a cultural ecologist at Yosemite, where she works to restore stewardship of the national park’s seven affiliated tribal nations.

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Gerrymandering affects outcomes in swing states

Political parties are using gerrymandering to counteract shifting voter preferences in key battleground states.

UC Santa Cruz student Mansi Saini

UC Santa Cruz student named a Top 50 hacker

Saini was recognized for her commitment to supporting new hackers through various leadership and mentorship roles.

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Choose holiday children’s gifts that challenge gender stereotypes

Campbell Leaper, a UC Santa Cruz-based developmental and social psychologist with decades of experience studying gender issues, shares insights and gift-giving tips to help children benefit from a broad range of holiday toys.

Talking diversity with Van Williams

The vice-chancellor of information technology at UC Santa Cruz recently talked to UCOP’s Jeané Blunt about diversity and inclusion initiatives, and his thought leadership at UC.

UC Santa Cruz joins the Association of American Universities

UC Santa Cruz has been selected to join an elite group that represents the 65 most preeminent public and private research universities in the nation.

UC recognizes a remarkable woman leader

Janet Yellen is recognized worldwide for her leadership as the first woman chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Last week, President Napolitano joined UC Santa Cruz leaders in awarding her the campus’ highest honor.