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November 29-December 5, 2004
Vol. 9, No. 15

Jim Estes wins Shoemaker Award... Harry Noller receives Massry Prize... Carolyn Dean wins conference prize

Lalo Castro, student and employee

Manuel Pastor appeared on Now with Bill Moyers... and more

Terrie Williams' book signing... Holiday specials at bookstore... Campus closure info

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Civil rights activist Joseph Lowery to speak at King Convocation on Jan. 10

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Longtime civil rights activist Joseph Lowery will be the keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Convocation January 10 at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Lowery helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with King in 1957. [More]

Strong international rules on pollution seen as boon to U.S. farmers

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UCSC soil scientist Marc Los Huertos is just back from a conference in Nanjing, China, with a sobering message for American farmers. Los Huertos says strong international environmental regulations could be what saves U.S farmers from a formidable agricultural competitor. [More]