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Chemers reflects on tenure as acting chancellor

Photo: Martin M. Chemers

In an interview with Currents, Acting Chancellor Martin M. Chemers looks back on his 10 months at the helm of UCSC. Members of the campus community turned out Friday at a University Center reception to honor Chemers for his contributions to UCSC. His official portrait was unveiled at the event. (Photo: Louise Donahue) [More]

UCSC lecturer debunks Iraqi refugee's tale of torture

Photo: Sara Solovitch

Lecturer Sara Solovitch had just signed a contract to coauthor a book with Jumana Mikhail Hanna about her horrific experiences under Saddam Hussein's regime. But Hanna's story soon began to unravel as Solovitch tried to confirm the details. Solovitch describes in Esquire magazine how she came to realize that Hanna had fabricated the entire story and fooled everyone from the Pentagon to the Washington Post. [More]