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UCSC students lead the 'greening' of the university

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From energy-saving "green" building designs to organic produce in the dining halls, UCSC students have proposed dozens of policies that have been embraced by administrators on campus and throughout the UC system. (More)

Research sheds new light on the evolution of altruistic behavior

A study of the genetic underpinnings of altruistic behavior in a common lizard species is providing new insights into the long-standing puzzle of how cooperation and altruism can evolve. [More]

Affirmative action debate draws large crowd

Former UC Regent Ward Connerly and former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso were joined by UCSC's Faye Crosby and UCLA's Richard Sander Wednesday night in a debate over affirmative action, drawing a large, mostly student crowd. [More]