Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminars


Astronomy colloquia are scheduled from 3:45-5:00 PM Wednesdays and take place in Nat Sci Annex 101. Colloquia are preceded by coffee and cookies at 3:15 PM in the CfAO atrium.

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2017-18 Colloquia Committee Assignments

Fall: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Ryan Foley

Winter: Xavier Prochaska, Kevin Bundy

Spring: Piero Madau, Alexie Leauthaud



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Other Regular Events

Mondays 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ISB 102

A weekly OWL seminar or paper discussion on exoplanetary or solar system topics

Beginning the first full week of instruction each quarter
Mondays 12:00pm - 1:00pm, CfAO Atrium

Morning Coffee
Daily discussion of astronomy events and research
Monday - Friday 10:30am - 11:30am, CfAO Atrium

Colloquium Preview
Grad student-led discussion of papers by this week's colloquium speaker
Tuesdays 10:45am - 11:30am, CfAO Atrium

IMPS (The Inter[Stellar+Galactic] Medium Program of Studies)
The Inter[Stellar+Galactic] Medium Program of Studies (IMPS) at UC Santa Cruz is a research collaboration with focus on the gas in and outside of galaxies in both the local and distant universe
Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm, CfAO Atrium

Friday Lunch Time Astrophysics Seminar
Fridays 12:30pm - 1:30pm, ISB 102
E-mail for scheduling

Astrophysics/Planetary Science Research Social
Semi-annual meeting in Fall and spring Quarters to introduce undergraduates to Astronomy research opportunities, especially for Senior Theses.