Education Department Undergraduate Bulletin
2.17.16 Art 80T ONLINE course
There is a new ONLINE course in Spring and Summer this year: Art 80T: Digital Tools for Contemporary Art Practices.
This class is open to ALL students. There are no prerequisites or restrictions. It carries the PE-T General Education designation.
2.17.16 Epicenter Cycle Ladies Night
2.16.17 ACE Program Information for Spring
ACE is an academic support program that is dedicated to increasing the diversity of UCSC students earning bachelors' degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. ACE is a community of scholars who strive for and commit to academic excellence.
2.16.17 Gabe Zimmerman Scholarship Benefit
2.16.17 Clinton Global Initiative University meeting 2017
2.16.17 - Social Science Research Council (SSRC) selects UCSC!
Through SSRC's Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program, UCSC has been chosen to participate in the development of new interdisciplinary programs that will strengthen the training of humanities and social science students in preparing effective dissertation research proposals.
2.15.17 - IRT sessions
2.14.17 - Attention Students: Sammy Slug Summer Camp Now Hiring
2.14.17 - Punjabi 1B, Spring 2017
2.13.17 - 2017 Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity, Call for Nominations
2.13.17 - Education Department Colloquium: Wednesday February 15th, 11:30am - Francisco Rios
2.10.17 - UCSC Employee Wellness Newsletter
2.9.17 - Internship Opportunities at Discovery Preschool
If you have any questions please refer to: Discovery Administration (831) 515-7071; 2800 Porter Street, Soquel, CA 95073.
We're gearing up for the best summer ever and have plenty of exciting news to share this winter quarter. Our 2017 courses are available on our website now and we've got big plans for the 2017 Summer Academies. In our office, the motto is "it's never too early to think about summer."
2.8.17 - CMMU 30, Numbers & Social Justice this summer
This course satisfies the GE requirement for a Statistical Reasoning course and is targeted firmly to students who are math-phobic and/or have done poorly in statistics in the past.
2.6.17 - Ecology Action Bike Program; INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
2.3.17 - Climate Science & Policy Conference 2017
2.3.17 - Faculty Led Study Abroad program, Summer 2017
2.3.17- Undergraduate Research Presentation
2.3.17 - BANFF Film Festival 2017
Ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz this February. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters and climb the highest peaks. Get your tickets today and be taken away to the most captivating places on earth.
The festival will be held at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz at 7 pm, February 23, 24, 25 & 26. Thursday & Saturday are Program A, Friday & Sunday are Program B.
Films for Program A and B have been selected! Please click on the picture below to see film titles and descriptions.
This stop on the world tour is hosted by UC Santa Cruz Recreation & Benefits the UCSC Wilderness Orientation Scholarship Fund.
Tickets for all 4 nights are still available at Brown Paper Tickets and in person at the Bicycle Trip.
2.2.17 - Last Reminder! Capital Fellows Programs Applications Due Monday February 13
Prospective Capital Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) by September 1, 2017.
Applicants may apply to one or more of the programs that meet their interests and qualifications.
Recent graduates, graduate, postgraduate and mid-career applicants are welcome to apply.
2.2.17 - Heart Disease Awareness Month
2.2.17 - Conversation with UCSC Campus Diversity Officer for Students, Dr. Linda Scholz
2.2.17 - Volunteer in Peru this summer 2017
IChange Peru is looking for volunteers interested in Health, Social Work, Education, Music and more!
- Impact the underserved communities of Peru.
- Learn about the culture and gain hands-on experience.
- Explore one of the world's most diverse countries and it's spectacular beauty.
Application Deadline: April 3, 2017
2.2.17 - "13th" Film Screening at Skyline College
In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union of Skyline College is hosting a special screening of the film “13th” Directed by Ava DuVernay. We will screen two fifteen minute segments of the film and have a moderated discussion and Q & A session with guest speakers Dr. Jelani Cobb and David “Davey D” Cook on the topics of racism and mass incarceration in the U.S. Dr. Jelani Cobb is a Professor of Journalism at Columbia University, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and an award winning writer and journalist who is featured in the film. Mr. David "Davey D" Cook is a Professor of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University and a nationally recognized journalist and hip hop historian.
This event is free and open to the public. If you plan on attending, please register HERE.
When: Monday, February 13th from 11:30-1:30pm
Location: Theater, Building One
3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA
If you would like more information or have any questions, contact Program Services Coordinator, Katrina Pantig at email@example.com or 650-738-7101.
2.2.17 - UCDC Deadline 2017-2018!
Are you interested in the UCDC program? Apply for Fall Quarter 2017 or Winter Quarter 2018 now!
2.2.17 - Can You Dig This? Film Screening and Conversation with Ron Finley
Ron Finley is the renowned "guerrilla gardener of South Central L.A." and an advocate for urban gardens as a way to address poverty, alleviate food insecurity, and promote community cohesion. With the help of activists and community members, he was able to legalize curbside gardening in the city of L.A. for community use. Follow his story in Can You Dig This? a film that follows four gardeners in South L.A. who are working to address the issue of food insecurity by transforming vacant lots and curbside parkways into hubs of community regeneration and health. Ron will give a short talk before the film, and participate in a Q&A session after the showing. Admission is free. See attached flyer for more information
Check out Ron's TED Talk here <http://www.ted.com/speakers/ron_finley> , or watch the trailer for the film here <http://canyoudigthisfilm.com/>.
1.31.17 - In Memory of Alexandria (Aly) Arceneaux
The UCSC Campus Community is invited to celebrate the life of Alexandria (Aly) Arceneaux, whom our community lost due to a traffic accident in November.
A Memorial Service will be held on campus:
Friday, February 3; 3:00-5:00 pm
Second Stage Theater - Theater Arts Complex
This will be an opportunity for UCSC to reflect on Alexandria's life and continue to support each other. Please feel free to bring artwork, notes, or photographs to contribute to a memory book for Alexandria's family. There will also be an opportunity to leave a written or recorded message.
As always, services are available for those who may need support through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 831-459-2628. You may also contact Slug Support Resources at 245 Hahn Student Services (831-459-4446).
1.31.17 - Positions Available with the Global Engagement Office
Application deadline is February 10!
1.30.17 - Sandra Chung to Deliver 51st Annual Faculty Research Lecture!
The annual Faculty Research Lecture is the foremost academic research honor bestowed by the UC Santa Cruz Academic Senate.
Professor of Linguistics, Sandra Chung will speak on the topic “Language Through the Lens of Diversity.”
1.28.17 - Arch/BioAnth lunch talk this Wednesday, February 1st at 12 pm!
Excavating Latinidad: Archaeologies of Latinxs in the United States
Albert Gonzalez, Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies, CSU East Bay
From the ruin of a nineteenth-century Southwestern whiskey distillery to the recent proliferation in Florida of cartel-associated Mexican folk saint imagery, the material cultures of American Latinxs are as colorful as they are poorly understood. This talk navigates the rich multiplicity of those material narratives, weaving a synthesis of archaeological and material culture studies focused on Latinxs in the United States, past and present.
All Arch/BioAnth events start at 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesdays in room 261, Social Sciences 1. The next Arch/BioAnth event will be on February 15th. A full list of past and upcoming talks can be found Here.
1.30.17 - Labor Intership at UC Berkeley this summer!
Have you ever organized a meeting? Researched an issue? Volunteered in your community? Taught a class? Do you have the courage to knock on a door and listen to someone’s story? Can you imagine a better future for the working poor? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes” or if you want to learn how to do these things, then Labor Summer is for you!
The UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education (Labor Center) offers an exciting opportunity for students to become summer interns with unions and community-based organizations. The Labor Summer Internship Program is an innovative PAID internship for graduate and undergraduate students, providing opportunities to learn from and work with unions and labor organizations on issues vital to California’s working people.
The Learn Organizing Skills Track introduces students to learning about organizing campaigns in unions and community-based organizations. Interns will learn the tools of the trade such as campaign planning, communications, coalition-building, worker education and training, and campaign evaluation.
The Applied Research and Policy Track teaches students research skills that make an impact in unions and community-based organizations. Students get the opportunity to learn from union researchers involved in some of the nation’s most exciting and important organizing and policy campaigns. As a part of the orientation, Applied Research and Policy interns participate in the Labor Center’s two-day Strategic Research Workshop where they are joined by researchers working at labor unions and community-based organizations. Together they learn the basics of strategic and policy research in a labor environment and some labor economics.
"Through my placement, I have seen the importance of educating and empowering members. The changes they create in the workplace have larger real world implications."—Labor Summer intern, 2016
“In Labor Summer I combined curiosity, open-minded investigation, collaboration, reflection and instinct. My ability to interview and question expanded and my confidence as a researcher grew exponentially. “—Labor Summer Intern 2016
1.28.17 - EDUC 178 Spring 2017 Course Topic - EDUCATION POLITICS AND THE NONPROFIT SECTOR
1.27.17 - Step into Teaching event, February 18th
1.26.17 - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Hiring Fair February 4-5
1/26/17 - Giving Day 2017
1/25/17 - Education Department Colloquium FEBRUARY 1
1/25/17 - Learning Support Services
Winter 2017 Opportunities
MSI Writing 2: Good Writer workshops http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/modified-supplemental-instruction/index.html
This is a new program this quarter through a Student Success grant. These Good Writer workshops have been developed for Writing 2 students by UCSC writing faculty and led by a trained writing tutor. Each topic is offered 4 times/week. You can sign up at LSS for a single workshop or for the whole series of workshops.
Writing 20 Tutoring: http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/one-on-one-writing/writing-23.html
We are offering One Time One Hour Writing 20 tutoring beginning Jan. 23-March 3.
ENVS 100L Writing Tutoring
We are offering One Time Half Hour appointments with a writing tutor for ENVS 100L. Students can contact Brandi McClellan at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Math Skills Workshops: January 24th-February 10th, ARC 216, http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/drop-in-tutoring.html
- Weekly Writing tutoring for Writing 2 and Writing Across the Disciplines http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/one-on-one-writing/index.html
- One Time One Hour Appointments: Writing 2 and Writing Across The Disciplines http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/one-on-one-writing/1-hour-appointments.html
- Drop-in Writing: Mon.-Thurs, 3-6pm, express 30 minute appointments, first come first serve. Note some of our new locations at STARS and at the Esselen Nation Room, Bay Tree Conference Center
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Drop-in Math: http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/drop-in-tutoring.html
Tues-Thurs., 4-8pm, McHenry, Rm. 1279
Courses supported: Math 2,3, 11A, 11B, 19A, 19B, 22, 23A, 23B
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MSI and Small group Tutoring:
Question about MSI, check out our link: http://lss.ucsc.edu/programs/modified-supplemental-instruction/index.html
Questions about small group tutoring, check out our link:
1/25/17 - UCSC represented at University of California Board of Regents Meeting
1/24/17 - Job Talk on 1/30 with Savannah Shange
#OurLivesMatter: Blackness and Belonging in a Progressive Dystopia
1/18/17 - Spring 2017, ART 80X Ars Erotica - Sexual Imagery in Art and Culture
Spring 2017 with Beth Stephens. What is sexually explicit imagery all about? Is it art, porn, trash, political hot potato, or hot commodity? This course enables students to critically explore these questions and more in an academic setting.
Open to all students. No prerequisites or restrictions.
(General Education Code(s): PE-H)
1/18/17 - Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest (Feb 10 deadline)
1/17/17 - The UCSC Summer Orientation office is looking for student staff
1/16/17 - Meeting the Challenge of our UC Mission
Essay published by the Santa Cruz Sentinel, written by two of the UCSC Social Sciences Division Faculty
1/14/17 - CruzFit 2017, register by January 31!
1/14/17 - Meet with the current Student Regent Designate Paul Monge
Current Student Regent Designate Paul Monge, who will be on campus on Monday, January 30th. Paul and Student Regent Marcela Ramirez are visiting all ten UC campuses during the winter as part of the annual recruitment process for the next Student Regent.
Please note that the application deadline for the next Student Regent is February 26, 2017. More information can be found here: http://deanofstudents.ucsc.edu/get-involved/student-regent/application-process/index.html.
In early February, the Dean of Students Office will be hosting information sessions for students who are interested in applying.
1/13/17 - In Memoriam: Alexandria Arceneaux
The Theater Arts department will be hosting a memorial for Aly on Friday, February 3, at 3pm. It will be held at Stage 2 in the Theater Arts department. All are welcome to attend.
1/13/17 - Post-bac Biomedical research intensive program for undergraduates (Feb 15 deadline)
o STAR-PREP seeks qualified candidates to participate in their 1 to 2-year biomedical research intensive program.
o This exciting new program was recently launched at University of Maryland Baltimore and it may be of interest to some of your graduating students. STAR-PREP (Science Training for Advancing biomedical Research Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program) is a one to two year mentored research education program to prepare recent graduates who come from groups currently underrepresented in the biomedical sciences who are interested in pursuing PhDs or combined MD/PhDs. Highlights of the program include:
- a year of mentored research experience in a basic research laboratory
- tuition remission
- ability to take graduate courses on the campus of UMB
- funds to travel to national conferences
- STAR-PREP has several unique features. The program is designed around the interests of each scholar. The program encourages interactions between other science oriented groups on campus. There is a strong focus on research geared towards health problems that affect underserved populations.
- Visit http://lifesciences.umaryland.edu/star-prep/
- Any questions can be directed to the email@example.com.
1/13/17 - Register for 30th Annual Multicultural Career Conference
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Porter Dining Hall
1/13/17 - 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Convocation
Date: 7 p.m., Thursday, February 9, 2017
Location: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
The event is free and open to the public.
1/13/17 - After school tutoring program at Live Oak and Nueva Vista Community Resources!
Become a tutor in Math or Reading/Writing for elementary school children. Tutoring on-site as well as in local elementary schools.
Great opportunity to contribute to the community, gain job experience, and add to your résumé.
This opportunity benefits children from low-income families who are not able to afford tutoring and gives them a place where they can receive help and bond with college students just like them! Students who are interested in becoming tutors need to attend a training before getting started. We can set this up as one-on-one or a large group training.
1/13/17 - A Conversation on Race, Justice, and Reparations in Response to Police Violence —with members of Chicago Torture Justice Memorials
February 3 & 4, 2017 at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Friday, Feb 3, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, DARC 108
Presentation and discussion on the history of Chicago police torture, the struggles
against it, the CTJM project, and the Reparations campaign
Saturday, Feb 4, 10:00 - 12 noon, Namaste Lounge, College 10
Conversation on strategies for organizing for racial justice and against police violence
If you have any questions regarding these events, please contact Laurie Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org
1/12/17 - Paricipate in research project (the project will run through September):
1/11/17 - JD/MBA Dual Degree Workshop
This event could help any student that is interested in Law School or in Business School as well as for students who are stuck in between both post grad programs.
Direct questions to: email@example.com
1/11/17 - Alternative Spring Break 2017!
The Student Volunteer Center is taking in applications for the annual Alternative Spring Break trip. For 2017, we will be traveling to Chicago, IL. The cost of the trip will be no more than $350 which includes: transportation, food, plane tickets, and more. If you have any further questions about the trip, feel free to the Student Volunteer Center: http://volunteer.ucsc.edu
Applications are due January 12th at 5 PM. We hope you apply! For more information and to apply, please visit: http://volunteer.ucsc.edu/programs/asb.html
1/10/17 - Open W17 LALS classes that are open to all students:
LALS 50 - Transnational Feminist Organizing in the Americas
Explores key aspects of transnational feminist organizing in the Americas, including transnational feminist theories and feminist activism in Latin America and the Caribbean. Discusses how women from throughout the Americas region organize politically and socially across gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and nationality. (It fulfills the CC GE). Taught by Sylvanna Falcón, MWF 1:20PM - 02:25PM.
LALS 80X - 01 Central American Peoples and Cultures
Examines contemporary societies and peoples of Central America considering how, in recent decades, media, history, war, cultural production, and migration have shaped Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica both as individual nations and as a region. Taught by Cecila Rivas, MWF 2:40PM - 3:45PM.
This one, taught in Spanish, is open to juniors and seniors only:
LALS 130 - 01 Expresiones cuirs de Género y Sexualidad en el cine Latinoamericano
Examines cinematic manifestations of dissident sexualities, as well as dissident expressions of gender and family in Latin American culture. Taught by Loudes Martinez-Echazabal, MW 7:10PM - 8:45PM and also W 5:20PM - 6:55PM.
1/10/17 - UC launches new efforts to address California’s teacher shortage
1/10/17 - STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-entry Students) at UCSC is having an Open House later this month!
Come join us at the STARS office to meet the staff and learn more about the different populations we serve and services we offer.
When: Tuesday, January 31st stop by anytime between 4-6pm
Location: STARS Office located at Kresge College (above Kresge College Advising)
Light refreshments and drinks will be provided. If you plan to attend, please complete a RSVP through link below:
Questions? Contact Riana Howard, STARS Program Coordinator
Office: Kresge 184 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 831-459-5886 - Texting: 831-216-5772
1/9/17 - Have you read about Diversity's superhero?
YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake provides positive, nurturing, enriching programing for thousands of children and families every year. If you would find it rewarding to be a mentor, teacher, guide and role model for youth from a diverse variety of backgrounds, employment at YMCA Camp Sequoia Lake might be an excellent fit for you! Please read all job descriptions throughly!
Employment applications are LIVE at: http://www.ymcacampsequoialake.org/employment
Read the job description then hit the "Apply Now!" button to complete the online application.
12/7/16 - Summer Session Courses Posted
12/1/16 - MA/C Application Cycle Open
11/8/16 - In Memoriam: Alexandria Arceneaux
10/4/16 - 30th Multicultural Career Conference (MCC) scheduled for February 11, 2017 at Porter College.
More info at this link: http://careers.ucsc.edu/MCC/this%20years.html
Send your email of interest by November 30
This IS is in conjunction with The Young Writers program (http://youngwriterssc.org/) that engages 4th-12th grade students across Santa Cruz county to find their literary voice and improve their writing and critical thinking skills.
- You will be working with a small group of students in their classroom, assisting them and offering them the personalized attention they need as their writing develops. An extensive reading list will guide you in learning about writing pedagogy and a set of young writer case studies will meld foundational knowledge of writing instruction with the direct experience of helping adolescent writers.
- We will meet at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Harvey West Park area, near Costco) four times (all Fridays) during the winter quarter (Jan. 12, 9am-2pm; Jan. 26, 9am-2pm; Feb. 9, 9am-2pm; and March 3, 9am-2pm). You must attend each of the meeting times to participate and receive credit for the class.
- In addition to these meetings, you will be working with students at various schools across the county for a minimum of 2 hours per week. We will try to select schools on Metro routes, but having reliable transpiration would be convenient.
- Possibility of approval to take the place of an upper division minor Education course.
- Limited to 8 students
- Preference given to 3rd or 4th year Literature majors (or other writing based majors) who are also Education minors
Kip Téllez, Professor
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.
Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.
Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.
10-week research experiences are offered at: Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ● National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia
Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.
U.S. citizenship required
Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at
Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at
For questions please email us at email@example.com.
The Latinos in Technology Scholarship Program is providing scholarships for STEM students living in the greater SF Bay Area.
Application deadline is December 7th.