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Michael Luttrell: Keeping campus safe during COVIDMichael Luttrell: Keeping campus safe during COVID

Michael Luttrell, this year’s Outstanding Staff Award winner, worked hard to keep the campus safe during a chaotic year of pandemic fears and a devastating wildfire.

UC Santa Cruz is home to 8 Pulitzer Prize recipients

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Merrill College's central values are to stimulate respect for all world cultures, in general, and for the cultural heritage of each Merrill student in particular. The social atmosphere at Merrill—situated in a beautiful, compact pocket of redwood trees—is friendly, focused, engaged, and accepting.

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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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The Accellion attack impacted University of California (UC), as it previously disclosed in early April. Get the latest information about this event, our response, and available credit protection services.