Grad Research

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Electrical Engineering graduate student John Felts was awarded First Place in the 2017 UCSC Grad Slam, for his work on sustainable surfboards made from chitin - crustacean shells. Felts will represent UCSC at the UC-wide Grad Slam finals in May, 2017. Watch»

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Jennifer with Joshua TreeArt, Science, Symbiosis with Juniper Harrower

Environmental Studies Graduate Student talks about her research in ecology, climate change, and symbiosis. Continue»

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.

Graduate Horizons

The Divison of Graduate Studies has launched the Graduate Horizons program - professional development for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars through group events and individual mentoring. Learn more about what's happening with Graduate Horizons.