Published by the UC Santa Cruz University Library's Regional History Project, Seeds of Something Different: An Oral History of the University of California, Santa Cruz weaves together first-person accounts of the campus's evolution, from the origins of an audacious dream through the sea changes of five decades. And it features more than 200 voices from half a century of oral histories, as well as a trove of archival images from Special Collections & Archives.
Explore the SEEDS Companion Digital Exhibit
Sign the SEEDS Guest Book
Watch and listen to recorded events:
The entire 6-part Summer 2020 series UC Santa Cruz: A History of Creativity & Change, featuring the editors of SEEDS alongside prominent UCSC faculty, staff, and student commentators, was recorded and can be viewed online
Listen to the recording from the April 10, 2020, Virtual Reading and Book Launch Party, organized by the wonderful Jory Post and sponsored by Bookshop Santa Cruz, Phren-Z magazine, and the Hive Poetry Collective.