Grad Slam!

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The 1st UCSC Grad Slam was held on March 6, 2015. Justine Smith was awarded First Place for her presentation "Humans As Top Dog: Ecological Effects of Carnivore Fear." All presentations are viewable on our YouTube channelWatch»

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Graduate Programs

UC Santa Cruz offers graduate study in 41 academic fields and 57 concentrations. Many graduate programs have interdisciplinary components, and students are encouraged to explore the conceptual connections between related fields. Click here for a full list of our programs.

Facilities  & Research

UC Santa Cruz faculty have made significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public research institution in the world. UCSC has earned national recognition again and again for the quality of its research and teaching.