True Originals

Roxanne Beltran and Patrick RobinsonRoxanne Beltran and Patrick Robinson

The two scientists, both alums, are authors of "A Seal Named Patches," named winner of the 2017 DeBrary Outstanding Science Children's Book award. Continue»

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Adilah Barnes Award Winning Actor

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Spotlight thumbnailThe gift of green

Happy holidays! Enjoy this holiday video from UC Santa Cruz—and help us keep planting the seeds of hope all year long.

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