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Staff, faculty get to know Acting Chancellor Blumenthal

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Several hundred staff and faculty members joined Acting Chancellor George Blumenthal on Monday morning for a casual reception on the patio outside Kerr Hall. The event is the first of what Blumenthal promised will be regular gatherings. "I'm determined to get out and meet everyone," he said. (More)

An astronomer in space: Alum Steven Hawley reflects on career at NASA

Steven Hawley's career as an astronaut was unplanned and unexpected, but when the opportunity came along, Hawley jumped on it, ending up flying on five space shuttle missions. Hawley was part of the crew that deployed the Hubble Space Telescope. [More]

'Regional equity' seen as new civil rights issue

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A new Ford Foundation report is a call to action by a team of academics, community activists, labor organizers, and foundation representatives brought together by the Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community at UCSC. [More]