Jan. 6-12, 1997
Past Online Editions
here for Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial convocation
Cornel West will be the keynote speaker at UCSC's thirteenth annual
convocation in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. The
convocation will take place on Monday, January 27, at
4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater.
convene to discuss Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
UCSC seismologist Thorne Lay cochaired a session at last month's meeting
of the American Geophysical Union at which researchers discussed
the extraordinary scientific challenges
posed by the Comprehensive Test Ban
Treaty. Other research
from UCSC was also featured at the fall meeting.
GPA option is approved by Academic Senate
By a two-to-one margin, members of the Academic
Senate have approved a proposal that will
permit UCSC students--beginning next fall--to request letter grades
for all classes and accumulate a grade-point average.
UC president comments on preliminary injunction against
In a letter to UC chancellors, President Atkinson says
the order by U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson requires
that the university stop enforcement of Proposition 209 for now.
Date selected for Chancellor Greenwood's
M.R.C. Greenwood's formal inauguration as UCSC's seventh
chancellor is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 23. Please plan
now to attend this important event. As specific times and
other details are determined, they will be
announced in online Currents.