The Kenneth S. Norris Center dedication: a legacy lives on

The Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History supports natural history educational and research opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and the greater Santa Cruz community. Established in 2014 through a lead endowment gift from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Norris Center builds upon the contributions that Professor Ken Norris and others made to the field of natural history at UCSC.

On April 25 over alumni weekend, faculty, staff, students, alums and friends gathered to honor the legacy of Ken Norris and celebrate the new Center. The event also paid homage to the 50th anniversary of the University of California Natural Reserves System that Ken Norris helped found. Read more from environmental studies professor, Karen Holl.

  • attendance at the dedication
  • Chris Lay, Manager of UCSC’s New Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History
  • Chris Lay, Manager of UCSC’s New Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History
  • crowd-shot
  • crowd-shot
  • crowd-shot
  • viewers
  • Kelp Cutting
  • Kelp Cutting
  • Kelp Cutting
  • Kelp Cutting
  • Kelp Cutting
  • martha brown eroc engels
  • michael loik and paul koch
  • party outside
  • party outside
  • phylis norris and friend
  • phylis norris and friends
  • phylis
  • student viewing
  • norris center welcoming

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