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New book looks at the mystique of the Amazon

Although the Amazon has long been considered a place of unparalleled wildness, the river's landscape has actually been dramatically transformed by hundreds of years of human intervention, writes UCSC anthropologist Hugh Raffles. His new book In Amazonia: A Natural History, delves into an area that has long captured world attention. More

More Campus News: Systemwide staff group to meet at UCSC... Buy a share and get a season's worth of fresh organic produce... Running clinics open to novices and veterans... Students invited to apply for 2004-05 Student Regent position... and more.

February 3-9, 2003
Vol. 7, No. 24

Hundreds attend grand opening at University Center

EVC Simpson appoints members to budget project teams

Campus forum to focus on Arts and Community Access Area Plan

Parents may inhibit girls' interest, performance in science

New restaurant coming soon to Quarry Plaza

Conference to focus on 'Desire: Past, Present, Future'

UCSC offers resources to students displaced by fire

Police issue 'alert' following Twin Gates report

Biodiversity workshop focuses on Santa Lucia Mountains

Black History Month celebrated on campus

Faculty share their work during new Diversity Lecture Series

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