December 9, 1996
Psychology professor Aida Hurtado and community studies professor
Pat Zavella presented their research at the first annual Latino
Legislative Caucus and University of California Retreat held at
UCLA on November 14. Zavella's presentation focused on the restructuring
of agriculture, plant closures, and poverty in Watsonville; Hurtado
presented recent results of a three-year study on the UC eligibility
of Latino high school graduates in California.
The Bay Tree Bookstore is having its annual holiday book sale for
faculty, staff, and students. In-stock items from the
general book department (not special
orders or course books) are 20 percent off through December 23.
A scholarship fund in memory of Mei Wang has been established,
honoring the life of a graduate student who died on November 22
from injuries suffered in a car accident. The Mei Wang Scholarship
for Women in Computer Engineering is intended to help support
female graduate students in computer engineering or computer science.
The scholarship is a testament to the perseverance with which
Wang pursued her educational goals. Those who wish to donate may
send checks to the UC Santa Cruz Foundation, University Advancement,
Carriage House. Checks should be made out to the UC Santa Cruz
Foundation and marked in memory of Mei Wang. For more information,
call ext. 5071.
A symposium on the Foundations of Newtonian Scholarship
is planned at the Royal Society of London on March 21, 1997. Michael
Nauenberg, professor emeritus of physics at UCSC and an authority
on the history of Isaac Newton's contributions to physics, is
serving on the organizing committee for the international symposium.
Historians and philosophers of science will join practicing scientists
in discussing recent developments in our understanding of Newton's
scientific work, especially as contained in his two great publications,
the Principia and the Opticks. Nauenberg invites
interested members of the campus community to contact him for
information at email@example.com or ext. 2736.
Counseling and Psychological Services has three new pre-doctoral
psychology interns for the current academic year. They are
Michael Farinha, a clinical psychology doctoral student from Minnesota
School of Professional Psychology; Teresa Rapposelli, a clinical
psychology doctoral student from California School of Professional
Psychology, Alameda; and Jennifer Taylor, a counseling psychology
doctoral student from Washington State University. The interns
work as full-time staff in CPS and provide individual, group,
and crisis services to UCSC students; develop and implement educational
and training workshops for students and staff; and provide consultation
to residential housing and the wider campus community.
Counseling and Psychological Services' Pre-Doctoral Internship Program in Psychology was given full approval by the American Psychological Association in 1995. It is recognized nationally as an accredited training program for psychology graduate students who are advanced to candidacy and are required to have a yearlong internship in order to complete their doctoral degree.