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Psychologist: Diversity diminishes prejudice

Photo of studentsWith affirmative action in the national spotlight, UCSC psychologist Thomas Pettigrew has weighed in with an exhaustive review of more than 500 studies on the topic of prejudice. Ninety-four percent of the studies showed that contact with members of other groups reduces prejudice, a figure that surprised even Pettigrew and his colleagues. (Photo by Gary Parker) More

More Campus News: Hummingbird Day at the Arboretum is March 15... Jonathan Beecher to deliver Faculty Research Lecture on March 11... Expert chefs offer spring cooking class March 22... Submit ideas to the Executive Budget Committee anonymously... and more.

March 10-16, 2003
Vol. 7, No. 29

Students approve fee to support student programs

Humanities dean details future of Writing Program

James Estes to present lecture, get marine science award

Biologist to describe voyages to Antarctica in March 12 talk

UCSC's John Faulkner to address U.K. astronomy meeting

UCSC Extension, Monterey museum co-produce documentary

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