News | 31 March 2014

Great classes, no quizzes: alumni go ‘back to school’ for Teach-Ins


Banana Slugs returning to campus for Alumni Weekend 2014 can learn about the secrets of forensic pathology, evolutionary genetics, and spymasters of Word War II without having to worry about pop quizzes or final exams. And when it’s all over, they can grab a glass of wine with the professors.

Registration is now open for this year’s Teach-Ins: An Academic Afternoon, on Saturday, April 26, 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. Porter College Classrooms. The event is one of the highlights of a celebration April 25-27 that also features Launch! A celebration of the UCSC student experience, Friday, April 25, 6-9 p.m., University Center, featuring interactions with current students, followed by a talk by Leon Panetta, chairman of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy and former Secretary of Defense, and the Banana Slug Lunch: Dine and Rewind, Saturday, April 26, 12-2 p.m, Porter Dining Hall.

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