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Bay Area poor, minorities face greater environmental hazards, report says

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Poor and minority residents of the San Francisco Bay Area get more than their share of exposure to air pollution and environmental hazards, says a new report issued by UCSC's Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community. (Photo courtesy of Greenaction) [More]

Parents seeking alternatives to culture's sexualization of girls

A new American Psychological Association report, coauthored by UCSC's Eileen Zurbriggen, links the sexualization of girls to common mental health problems in girls and women. Part of the report's impetus stemmed from concerns by parents. [More]

Baskin School of Engineering celebrates 10 years of innovation

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An Open House on Friday, February 23, will kick off a series of events over the next few months to mark the 10th anniversary of the Baskin School of Engineering. Acting Chancellor George Blumenthal, Engineering Dean Steve Kang, and Jack Baskin, whose $5 million gift helped launch the school a decade ago, will make brief remarks. [More]