True Originals

Emeritus  philosophy professor William AbrahamEmeritus philosophy professor William Abraham

In 1959, UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor of philosophy William Abraham won a Prize Fellowship at Oxford University’s All Souls College—an award recognized by many as the ultimate post graduate achievement at the renowned institution.

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Adilah Barnes award-winning actor

Video Spotlight

Spotlight thumbnailLearning in UC Santa Cruz's outdoor classrooms

Future Garden for the Central Coast of California is a site-specific environmental art installation by UCSC emeritus arts research professors Newton Harrison and his late wife Helen Mayer Harrison--at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Learn what the exhibit is about.

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