Events

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    Professor Andrea Steiner receives 2021 Accessibility Champion Award

    April 28, 2021

    Congratulations to Community Studies Professor Andrea Steiner, who was selected as a recipient of this year's Accessibility Champion Award by the UCSC Accessible Technology Committee (ATC)!

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    2021 Field Study Poster Session

    February 11, 2021

    Community Studies proudly presents its annual poster session created by students just back from their six-month, full-time field studies working with social justice organizations during the COVID pandemic. Come talk with them about their experiences working for, learning about and analyzing the prospects for social change.

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    Introducing the 2020 Field Study Cohort

    July 9, 2020

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    Professor Julie Guthman wins 2019 Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work

    April 7, 2020

    Community Studies Professor, Julie Guthman's book, Wilted: Pathogens, Chemicals, and the Fragile Future of the Strawberry Industry has won the 2019 American Association of Geographers Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography. The award is to be presented to Professor Guthman during the American Association of Geographers Yearly Conference later this month.

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    Can We Talk?

    January 23, 2020

    In the classroom and other campus spaces, scorn and indignation for people we disagree with are preventing productive discussion on contested issues. On especially hot-button topics, there’s even a growing tendency to remain silent rather than risk rebuke. We’ve got to do better. But how?

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    2020 Field Study Poster Session

    January 13, 2020

    The Community Studies B.A. Program proudly presents its annual poster session created by students just back from their six-month, full-time field studies working with social justice organizations from South America to Santa Cruz. Come talk with them about their experiences working for, learning about and analyzing the prospects for social change.

  • March for Rights

    Community Studies Annual Field Study Poster Session

    November 25, 2019

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    Meet the Alumni Weekend Panel kicking-off our discussion!

    April 12, 2019

    Community Studies alumni and one current student will be speaking at the "Community Activism and Community Studies @50" panel during Alumni weekend. Read what the panel members have been doing!

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    2019 Field Study Poster Session

    January 23, 2019

    Community Studies proudly presents its annual poster session created by students just back from their six-month full time field studies working with social justice organizations from Japan to Santa Cruz. Come talk with them about their experiences working for, learning about, and analyzing the prospects for social change. Poster Session will be on Thursday, February 21, 2019 in the Oakes College Academic Building. The session will be from 6pm-8pm.

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    Careers in Education Information Session

    November 19, 2018

    Information session for Community Studies and Sociology majors

  • Save the Date: CMMU Graduation

    April 8, 2016

  • Alumni Weekend: "Urgent and Compelling"

    April 7, 2016

    This event showcases the Program's continuing vitality and enduring significance through student-produced posters featuring field study work; students will be present to discuss their projects. At 3:00 PM, our Program Director will convene a conversation with visiting alumni about current initiatives and future opportunities for collaboration between Community Studies alumni and students.

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    Continuing Traditions

    March 1, 2016

    On Thursday, February 4, 2016, The Community Studies B.A. Program celebrated its pioneering academic curriculum of campus and field study learning dedicated to social justice with its second annual student poster session. Student posters are still available for viewing on the 2nd floor of the Oakes College Academic Building.

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    New Traditions

    January 27, 2015

    On Thursday, January 29, from 6-8pm, the Community Studies class of 2015 will present its work in a classic poster session in Oakes College.

  • Food for thought

    October 23, 2014

    UC Santa Cruz—'The Mothership' of organic agriculture—has much to offer the ambitious new UC Global Food Initiative