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Founders Day celebrates roots, looks to the future

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Building artificial strands of DNA and unlocking the mysteries of stars are some of the research breakthroughs UCSC will honor with awards on Founders Day on October 18. The event is meant to recognize the campus's roots while setting its aim for the future. The public is invited to the gala dinner, awards ceremony, and video tribute; tickets are $75 with RSVPs due October 5. [More]

Saving sea turtles without sacrificing livelihoods

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UCSC graduate student Hoyt Peckham's work is bringing together fishermen from around the world to help conserve sea turtles while maintaining livelihoods and traditional fishing practices. [More]