Video Profiles

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    OVERCOMING THE ODDS
    Leaving behind an early life of poverty, Layla Cervantes (College Eight ’16, molecular, cell and developmental biology) is defying the statistics and becoming “a great scientist,” in the words of her proud mentor.

  • No alternative textYOUR FUTURE AWAITS
    Students and the UC Santa Cruz community gather to celebrate Commencement 2015.
  • No alternative textPROMOTING SOCIAL JUSTICE
    The Gabe Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in the Social Sciences who are passionate about social issues and committed to public service.
  • No alternative textHONORING THE LONG FAMILY
    The Long Family and the Joseph and Vera Long Foundation receive the 2014 Fiat Lux Award for their volunteer leadership and generosity to UC Santa Cruz.
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    FIAT FIFTY
    To celebrate 50 years since the founding of UC Santa Cruz, pioneer faculty and staff look back on the early years of the campus.

  • No alternative textOUR NEIGHBORS, THE COOLEYS
    Don and Diane Cooley, winners of the 2013 Fiat Lux award for their longstanding passion, commitment, and support to UC Santa Cruz.
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    THANK YOU FOR GIVING
    A message from a place of gratitude, hoping you know every gift has been key to moving UC Santa Cruz faculty and students forward in our endeavors to solve problems, make art, help others, improve our world and so much more. You make UC Santa Cruz thrive.

  • No alternative textYOU MAKE IT HAPPEN
    Great moments — beautiful instants, crystallized memories, learning, growth — don't just happen. You make it happen.
  • No alternative textGORDON AND BETTY MOORE
    Gordon and Betty Moore were recently awarded UCSC's Foundation Medal for their philanthropic leadership in support of science and the environment.
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    IMPACT OF SCHOLARSHIPS
    Isadora Caffe, a senior molecular, cell, and developmental biology major, and others describe how scholarships make a difference.

  • No alternative textTHE IMPORTANCE OF ENDOWMENTS
    The endowment from Deborah Seymour helps support the educational experiences offered by the Seymour Marine Discovery Center.
  • No alternative textYOU ARE THE DIFFERENCE
    Your generous support for students leads to achievement, satisfaction, pride, and the knowledge that even a small amount can make a big difference.