June 30-July 13, 2008
Vol. 12, No. 43
Awards and Honors
Health sciences graduate awarded $10,000 scholarship
M. Brewster Smith receives 2008 APA award
Professor emeritus of mathematics Gerhard Ringel
Staff member Samantha Szemeredi
UCSC in the News
Planetary scientist Francis Nimmo was featured in international coverage of new evidence for a giant impact that shaped the surface of Mars:. . . . and more
Campus Web Sites
Campus A-Z Index
© UC Santa Cruz.
Currents online is a weekly publication (every other week in the summer)
of the UC Santa Cruz Public Affairs Office.
Maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org
New research fuels idea that Mars was once struck by a massive asteroid
The dramatic differences between the northern and southern hemispheres of Mars have puzzled scientists for decades. One of the proposed explanations--a massive asteroid impact--now has strong support from computer simulations. [More]
Thank you to all 387 of you who replied to last issue's poll on commencement speakers. Last issue's poll results are available here.
Feel free to wax poetic. We'll publish a few of your responses in our next Letters section.
Engineer's innovation helping restore vision to the blind
Staff tree trimmer wins tree-climbing championship
Higher temps helped new strain of West Nile virus spread
Study raises concerns about mitigation strategy for marine bycatch
Foundation awards $3.7M more in funding for ocean scientist
UCSC Dining has the winning recipe
Long Marine Lab's Whale of an Auction goes online
Faculty and staff can join Arboretum at discounted rate
Summer schedules for campus dining halls and restaurants
About UCSC's RSS Feed