News | 18 October 2013

UCSC’s first ‘Ed Talks’ draws crowd in downtown Santa Cruz


[vc_column_text width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”]An enthusiastic audience of 250 community members gathered at the “Top of the Ritt” in downtown Santa Cruz last night to celebrate UCSC’s very first evening of “Ed Talks”—three TED-style talks by acclaimed UC Santa Cruz faculty.

Co-hosted by UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal and Santa Cruz Mayor Hilary Bryant, the evening featured presentations by David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering; Terrie Williams, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology; and Alan Christy, professor of history.

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