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Science learning in museums is target of $1.8 million grant

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The informal science education that goes on at a science museum or aquarium intrigues education researchers studying the learning process. Thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation, assistant professor of education Doris Ash will help conduct a five-year study on the subject. (More)

UCSC graduate receives Pulitzer Prize

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Dana Priest, who visited UCSC in March to receive the Division of Social Sciences' first Distinguished Alumni Award from Interim Dean Michael Hutchison, has received a Pulitzer Prize. (More)