UCSC professor Thorne Lay played a central role in bringing
about a coordinated report in the journal Science on the earthquake
that unleashed the 2004 Asian tsunami. The earthquake ruptured a fault
nearly 800 miles long and lasted longer than any earthquake ever recorded.
"Even among seismologists, we call this a monster earthquake,"
Lay said. [More]
Live performances, exhibitions, symposia, and an awards
ceremony are planned as the campus celebrates Student Achievement Week.
Student artwork, including the woodcut at left, will be available at the
popular annual Print Sale. [More]