Silicon Valley Campus Grand Opening

Please join us for the opening celebration of the UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus, a multidisciplinary teaching and research hub.

The evening will include an open house, ribbon-cutting, reception, and TED-style talks. We welcome you to choose one or all.

Wednesday, September 28, 4-9 p.m.
4-7 p.m. Silicon Valley Campus open house
6-6:15 p.m. Ribbon cutting 2.0
6:15-7 p.m. Small bites reception
7-9 p.m. Evening program with research talks

UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara

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Register by September 21

Questions? Contact specialevents@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-5003


Research Talks 7-9 p.m.
Big Questions. Unexpected Answers.


Enrico Ramirez-RuizHow do stars turn into gold?

Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, professor and chair of astronomy and astrophysics

ASTRONOMICAL FORCES



Pranav & WalkerCan we teach computers to say what we feel?

Pranav Anand, associate professor of linguistics, and Marilyn Walker, professor of computer science and graduate program director, computational media 

HUMANISTS AND HIGH TECH



Gary GriggsWill sea level rise sink Silicon Valley?

Gary Griggs, director of the UC Santa Cruz Institute of Marine Sciences

COASTAL SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS



Erin SwinCan games be socially relevant?

Erin Swink, creative director of the master's degree program in games and playable media

THE GAMES & PLAYABLE MEDIA LANDSCAPE



David HausslerCan we decode cancer?

David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering and scientific director at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

BUILDING A GLOBAL GENOMIC NETWORK