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Crown's Instructor, Lisa Berkley wins Teaching Excellence Award

Crown College Lecturer, Lisa Berkley, has been awarded the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award for her extraordinary pedagogical creativity and dedication in support of student resiliency. This UCSC campus recognition honors instructors who have demonstrated exemplary and inspiring teaching. Lisa was only one of eight faculty to receive this award this year, from 370 student nominations.

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Crown Remembers Dr. Thimann

Dr. Kenneth V. Thimann was the Founding Provost of Crown College when the Class of 1974 arrived in Fall 1970. Class of ‘74 remembers him as they look at photos from that time and listen to Dr. Thimann once again via recordings from UCSC Special Collections.

Crown Celebrates Teaching with Tim Fitzmaurice

Tim Fitzmaurice, one of Crown College’s most admired lecturers for 40+ years, explored with students and alumni the interface between science, ethics and imagination as they relate to freedom.

Crown College Prison Panel Plenary

Four formerly incarcerated people talk about the technology of prison, discuss their personal transformation and the critical role that creative work played in it, and share their art, including a LEGO model of San Quentin Prison, to an audience of over one hundred students. 

Crown in Ireland: Podcasts from CRWN98 Summer 2023

Learn about pub culture, real fairies, family dairy farming facing the future, and how that fish got on your plate. Listen to the podcasts…