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Feb. 12-18, 2007
Vol. 11, No. 25

Campus ranks eighth in Peace Corps volunteers

Staff members honored for aiding stricken professor

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UCSC ranks first in nation for research impact in physics

Galaxy simulation

In a new analysis of research publications from top U.S. universities, UCSC ranked first for the impact of its faculty in the field of physics and fifth in the field of space sciences. (Image is from numerical simulation of colliding disk galaxies by graduate students T.J. Cox in physics, Patrik Jonsson in astronomy, and physics professor Joel Primack.) [More]

Course takes fresh approach to disability, access issues

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A new general education course on universal access and assistive technology is enabling students from all majors to learn more about disability and the issues that surround it. The new course addresses both the technological aspects of disabilities and the implications of disability on a personal and societal level. [More]