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Number 13
Jan. 13-19, 1997


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Applications received during November filing period jump 6 percent
During the November filing period, UCSC attracted 14,591 applications from prospective undergraduate students for fall 1997, an increase of 6.1 percent over applications received during the same month a year earlier.

Graduate students vote to build graduate student commons
Since the campus opened in 1965, UCSC's graduate students have been collectively saving for a home of their own. Last month, they voted to commit the more than $1 million already saved--and pledge future resources--to build a Graduate Commons in conjunction with the Bay Tree Bookstore expansion.

UC president applauds governor's '97-98 budget
Governor Pete Wilson's 1997-98 proposed state budget provides the funding necessary to keep general fees for University of California students at the same level for the fourth consecutive year.


[Photo of staff member
moving equipment into a room in the new Music Center]
Music production supervisor Sven Davis is shown preparing the new Music Center for winter-quarter classes. (Full-length caption;
full-size photo)

Chancellor chosen as president-elect of national science association
Chancellor Greenwood has been chosen by her peers as the next president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

UCSC astronomers rank highly in new study
UCSC astronomers and astrophysicists published some of the most notable research papers in their field in recent years, according to a new study by the Institute for Scientific Information of Philadelphia.



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