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John Sanders: Natural LeaderJohn Sanders: Natural Leader

John Sanders (Rachel Carson ’89, biology) aims to help develop a generation of environmental stewards.

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UC Santa Cruz is among the top five universities in the nation for social mobility

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Take a walk through College Ten—one of UC Santa Cruz's 10 residential colleges. Consistent with UCSC's founding vision, College Ten creates an integrated living-and-learning environment through engaging academic and extracurricular programs focusing on the theme of Social Justice and Community.

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UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.

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UCSC residential learning colleges provide students with academic support, activities, and events that enhance the intellectual and social life of the campus.

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