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Student reaches out to youth in her hometown

Student MaryJane Skjellerup has coupled her idealism with activism to introduce Hmong and Latino youth in her native Fresno to what's available for them at the university. With little more than her own commitment and minimal start-up funds from UCSC's Global Information Internship Program, Skjellerup went back to her hometown with a proposal Fresno High administrators jumped at. "I want to encourage kids to come to the university by giving them skills that will boost their confidence and make them feel unique," said Skjellerup. "I want to show them we're willing to invest in them." More


December 2-8, 2002
Vol. 7, No. 17

Free Speech Movement activist warns rights are in jeopardy

Writer Raymond Carver's letters donated to McHenry Library

President Atkinson outlines top two priorities in new budget newsletter

Student Affairs offers tips on excellence through diversity

Lick Observatory honored for role in weather observation

Committee named to conduct search for new UC president

More Campus News: Norrie's is all decked out for holiday open house... Jingle Shells Holiday Art and Book Festival coming soon... New singer/songwriters show includes Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt...Help plan the Women at Work Retreat...Staff Human Resources is moving off campus...Wilderness First Aid class offered...Bali relief efforts supported...and more.

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