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Geologist predicts northern Monterey Bay beaches will shrink

Beaches just south of Año Nuevo have shrunk in the past 30 years, and Gerald Weber, lecturer emeritus in the Department of Earth Sciences and a consulting geologist, expects that trend to spread slowly south to Santa Cruz and beyond. [More]

Scholar: Confusing religion, foreign policy 'asking for trouble'

Interim humanities dean Gary Lease has recently returned from Tokyo, where he presented his research based on his studies of Vatican secretaries of state in the 19th and 20th centuries. He concludes that "you’re asking for trouble when you confuse religion and foreign policy." [More]