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UC Santa Cruz astrophysicist gets huge fellowship

October 17, 2013

An astrophysicist at UC Santa Cruz has won a prestigious fellowship from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Charlie Conroy, an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has been awarded the Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. The award gives Conroy $875,000 over the course of the next five years to finance his research on…

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UC Santa Cruz’ living writer series launches next week

October 2, 2013
UC Santa Cruz’ living writer series launches next week

The Living Writers Series at UC Santa Cruz will launch its fall 2013 lineup next week. This year’s theme is “Thresholds and Breaking Points.” The visiting writers will present across multiple genres, “exploring the ways language tests thresholds of culture, race, nation, sex, gender and desire through the creative imagination.” All readings will be held…

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The Atlantis crew explores a land down under

July 31, 2013

Here’s a nice little diversion for your workday Wednesday. A team from UC Santa Cruz has spent part of the summer on an ocean expedition aboard the R/V Atlantis, exploring the Juan de Fuca plate in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington state. The scientists are studying the flow and chemistry of water…

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Woman who made up fake UCSC rape likely to plea, avoid trial

July 11, 2013

The UC Santa Barbara student accused of lying about being attacked and raped on the UC Santa Cruz campus will likely avoid trial and take a plea deal, prosecutors said Thursday. Morgan Triplett, 21, previously admitted to investigators she fabricated the rape report in February. Triplett had told campus police she was attacked and sexually…

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The Sammy Awards

June 12, 2013
The Sammy Awards

On Friday at The Rio, students in the game design program at UC Santa Cruz will be applauded for their work. The third annual Sammy Awards will showcase the best students games made this year, including games by senior Game Design Students and those made by underclassmen game designers. The awards are open to the…

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UC Santa Cruz to be part of new alliance for sharing genetic information

June 6, 2013

The New York Times is reporting┬áthat 70┬ámedical, research and advocacy organizations — including UC Santa Cruz — in 41 countries have agreed to an organized way to share genetic and clinical information. The agreement, announced Wednesday, also includes the National Institutes of Health. “Their aim is to put the vast and growing trove of data…

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