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Professor plays key role in earthquake/tsunami analysis

UCSC professor Thorne Lay played a central role in bringing about a coordinated report in the journal Science on the earthquake that unleashed the 2004 Asian tsunami. The earthquake ruptured a fault nearly 800 miles long and lasted longer than any earthquake ever recorded. "Even among seismologists, we call this a monster earthquake," Lay said. [More]

Week of celebration showcases student achievement

Live performances, exhibitions, symposia, and an awards ceremony are planned as the campus celebrates Student Achievement Week. Student artwork, including the woodcut at left, will be available at the popular annual Print Sale. [More]