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Oct. 23-29, 2006
Vol. 11, No. 12

ARCS Foundation scholarships support 10 UCSC graduate students

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Regents' visit termed a success despite protest

UC Regents visiting UCSC last week heard from Acting Chancellor Blumenthal and others about the campus's success in drawing disparate disciplines together to solve problems. Regents also met with students, faculty, and staff during the two-day visit. A protest at a public-comment site, however, forced the cancellation of some events. "As a result, our visitors missed several planned presentations of the exceptional work of our students and faculty,'' Blumenthal and Campus Provost David Kliger said in a campus message. (Photos by Matt Fitt) More

Feminist studies prof's new book moves between the personal and political

Feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker's new book, Intimate Politics: How I Grew up Red, Fought for Free Speech, and Became a Feminist Rebel, has been called “a stunning new memoir” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. More