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Volume 1
Number 22
Mar. 17-23, 1997


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UCSC's youth movement
[Photo of Chancellor Greenwood with Aromas schoolchildren]
Over the past two weeks, several groups of local elementary and high school students have paid visits to UCSC as part of a special outreach effort sponsored in part by the Arts Division. During one such visit, students from Aromas School interviewed Chancellor Greenwood. (More photos of the visit with the chancellor)

Professors receive NEH funding to design new interdisciplinary major
[Photo of Cathy Soussloff, Margo Hendricks, and Karen Bassi with globe]
A group of scholars at UCSC wants to change the tradition of teaching classical, Medieval, and Renaissance studies as separate subjects. They have received $30,000 in funding toward establishing a Pre- and Early-Modern Studies major. (Larger photo and caption)

UCSC to participate in systemwide technology conference
Chancellor Greenwood and EVC Tanner will lead a contingent of campus faculty, administrators, and staff to the conference at UCLA.

Regents explore UCSC during visit to campus
[Photo of regents' tour of the UCO Lick instrument lab]
Chancellor Greenwood welcomed a group of UC Regents to the campus last week. During the visit--on Monday night and Tuesday--the Regents toured campus facilities; met with faculty, students, administrators, and staff; and enjoyed a reception at the University House. (Photos of the Regents' visit.)

Germany's 'predicament' examined in new book
Politics professor Andrei Markovits examines the ways in which history's shadow haunts the future of the once-again powerful nation.

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