Rediscover the social sciences during alumni weekend, April 24-25, 2015

April 20, 2015


In 2015, UC Santa Cruz marks its 50th anniversary! We hope you can join us during alumni weekend as we celebrate 50 years of being bold and audacious. Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.

Whether it is unearthing your love for Alan Chadwick Garden, reexperiencing the gravitas of distinguished Professor Craig Haney, or honoring the accomplishments of a fellow social sciences alumnus - we hope you can join us for one or more of these exciting Division of Social Sciences-related events happening during Alumni Weekend.

Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony
April 24, 2015, 4:00pm
Alumni are cordially invited to celebrate the achievements of
Stephen Bruce, B.A., Economics, Cowell College Class of 1979.

Adrienne Zihlman Physical Anthropology Lab Dedication
April 24, 2015, 4:00pm
Please join us as we honor Professor Emerita Adrienne Zihlman's many contributions to UC Santa Cruz and her eminence as a researcher and teacher.

The Farm Tour
April 25, 2015, 10:00am
Enjoy a guided tour of the gardens, fields and orchards at UCSC's 33-acre organic Farm.

Journey Through Time: Limeworks Tour
April 25, 2015, 10:00am
Join Geologist/Historian Frank Perry (College 8 ‘77) for a tour of the Campus' historic district.

Econ Alumni Reception
April 25, 2015, 10:00am
Mingle with alumni and Economics Department faculty, staff, and current students over breakfast.

True Originals: Money, Politics, Climate Change and the Law: Will We Rise to the Challenge?
April 25, 2015, 11:00am
Paul Hall
, Esq (Merrill ’72) will moderate an interdisciplinary panel of distinguished alumni who will help us take a keen look at the interplay of money and power in our political and governing systems.

Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History Dedication
April 25, 2015, 2:00pm
The Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History Dedication is an opportunity to celebrate natural history training accomplishments over the past 50 years and articulate a vision for the new Norris Center to the campus community and alumni.

Alan Chadwick Garden Tour
April 25, 2015, 2:30pm
Join garden manager Orin Martin for a tour of the Chadwick Garden's unique collection of organically managed vegetables, flowers, fruit trees, and native plants, and learn about the garden's pivotal role in organic gardening education and training.

Teach In: Craig Haney
April 25, 2015, 2:30pm
Be a student again for an afternoon! Professor Craig Haney will present a lecture entitled "Think Different: Why Everything We’ve Been Taught About Crime is Wrong and What We Need to Do About It."

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Join the conversation over social media! Share your memories of being a social sciences alum on the Division of Social Science’s Facebook and tag your posts & pictures #ucsc50

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