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Sue Carter receives leadership award from UC President Napolitano

Jan 6, 2016 Award recognizes Carter's efforts to deepen climate change teaching and research at UC Santa Cruz.

Gamma rays from distant galaxy tell story of an escape

Dec 15, 2015 New observations from VERITAS and other telescopes advance our understanding of bright galaxies called "blazars"

Physicist Sue Carter named Faculty Climate Action Champion for 2015-16

Oct 26, 2015 Carter plans to establish a campus sustainability lab to support student-led research and training.

Physicist Joel Primack honored by American Physical Society

Oct 22, 2015 Primack will receive the 2016 Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from the APS.

Big ideas

Oct 19, 2015 From saving falcons to peering into the universe, sequencing the human genome, and putting organic food on American tables, UC Santa Cruz has become known as the small university where big things happen.

Physicist Sue Carter elected fellow of American Physical Society

Oct 1, 2015 Election as an APS Fellow recognizes Carter for her outstanding contributions to physics.

Gift to UC Santa Cruz funds new presidential chair for physics of information

Sep 8, 2015 Endowed chair established by Federico Faggin, a physicist who developed the first commercial microprocessor.

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