Diana Alvarado (Merrill ‘19, marine biology) takes drone photographs of female elephant seals at Año Nuevo Natural Reserve. She’s refining an image analysis tool that might enable scientists to easily track seals’ weight without disturbing them.
J. Herman Blake, the visionary founding provost of Oakes College, returned to campus for a momentous occasion: the rededication of the Oakes Provost House in his honor. On campus, he shared recollections of Oakes College before a crowd of well-wishers, including his family and former colleagues.
UC Santa Cruz welcomed more than 9,000 residential students to the campus community during this year's move-in. Our podcast captures parents' hopes and dreams for their children, new students' excitement and anticipation, and the emotion of the moment.
What's new in Dickens studies? Take a journey to the 2018 Dickens Universe to find out! Communications staffers Gwen Jourdonnais, Dan White, and J.D. Hillard spent an afternoon chatting with the director of the Dickens Project, going to an afternoon tea, attending Dickensian seminars, and learning Victorian dance—all part of a weeklong annual celebration of the beloved British author Charles Dickens (1812–1870), whose writing remains remarkably relevant today.
Communications staffers Gwen Jourdonnais and Dan White take their show on the road and hit up McHenry Library to podcast from there and talk to library staff about the audio and visual resources available to faculty, staff, and students. Then they go over recent highlights in UC Santa Cruz news.