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Gift from alumnus helps launch environmental research institute

Photo of EarthA new environmental research institute at UCSC has been established with the help of a gift of $500,000 from alumnus Gordon Ringold and his wife, Tanya Zarucki. The STEPS Institute for Innovation in Environmental Research is designed to encourage an interdisciplinary approach that integrates science, technology, engineering, policy, and society (the "STEPS" approach) in studying and solving environmental issues around the globe. The donation is the largest outright gift the campus has ever received from an alumnus. (More)

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April 8-14, 2002
Vol. 6, No. 32

Chancellor Greenwood addresses Washington policy colloquium

Floating donation puts wind in UCSC's sails

Economists inaugurate social justice lecture series

Farr pushes for more Peace Corps funding

Literature major wins top honors in statewide poetry contests

Citing safety concerns, UC recalls students studying in Israel

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