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Undergrads travel straight to the heart of Middle East conflict: Chancellor helps fund Olive Tree Initiative

Aug 20, 2010 Two UCSC politics majors want to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict--but they refuse to put their blind trust in TV, blogs, and newspaper coverage. Instead, they want to fly more than 7,000 miles...

UCSC research in international economics ranked 7th globally

Aug 12, 2010 The UC Santa Cruz Economics Department was ranked seventh in the world in July -- and sixth among all academic institutions -- for research in international finance, according to an analysis of...

UC Santa Cruz researchers win $580,000 grant to document educational success stories

Aug 12, 2010 Two UC Santa Cruz education researchers will study successful school organizations and teaching approaches for engaging urban low-income Latino high school students in academically challenging work...

Bats facing regional extinction in the northeast from rapidly spreading disease, UCSC researcher finds

Aug 5, 2010 A new infectious disease spreading rapidly across the northeastern United States has killed millions of bats and is predicted to cause regional extinction of a once-common bat species, according to...

Politics professor named campus director of UC Washington, D.C., program

Aug 3, 2010 Eva Bertram, associate professor of politics, will become the new UC Santa Cruz campus director for the UC Washington Program (UCDC)....

UCSC grad's Washington Post articles investigate 'Top Secret America'

Jul 19, 2010 The first installment of "Top Secret America," co-written by UC Santa Cruz alumna Dana Priest, sparked an atmosphere of anxious anticipation in Washington D.C. and across the country long before it...

UCSC professor examines how dysfunctional politics drive defense spending up

Jul 7, 2010 In a new book, UC Santa Cruz professor Daniel Wirls writes that the "peace dividend" the nation was supposed to enjoy after the end of the Cold War was hijacked by dysfunctional national security...

Four UCSC professors elected as Fellows of California Academy of Sciences

Jun 14, 2010 Four UC Santa Cruz professors have been elected as fellows of the California Academy of Sciences. ...

UCTV show featuring UC Santa Cruz now available for viewing

May 21, 2010 The television magazine show "State of Minds" produced by UCTV and featuring several segments filmed last month on the UC Santa Cruz campus is now online and available for viewing....

Tom Pettigrew honored by International Society for Political Psychology

May 7, 2010 Thomas F. Pettigrew, research professor of social psychology at UC Santa Cruz, has been named winner of the 2010 Harold Lasswell Award by the International Society for Political Psychology....

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