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February 17, 1997

Winter Convocation on Teaching to focus on gateway classes
Challenges inherent in teaching these required lower-division courses will be the subject of the Tuesday, March 4, convocation.

Bequest to library includes rare books by James Joyce and books and letters of Kenneth Patchen
Gift of books, letters, and other materials from a Carmel Valley couple's estate will enrich the library's Special Collections unit.

Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence holds first annual retreat
Major researchers, their assistants, and others participated in a planning session last week for the $20 million project designed to help K-12 students whose education is at risk.

UCSC Education Department hosts talk February 25 by Deborah Meier
Deborah Meier, founder of one of the most remarkable public schools in the country, will give a talk at UC Santa Cruz on Tuesday, February 25, at 7:30 p.m.

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