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Volume 1
Number 23
Mar. 24-30, 1997


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Board of Regents approves MBEST master plan
[Map showing MBEST location on Monterey Bay]
The UC Board of Regents voted last week to approve the initial stages of the master plan for the UC Monterey Bay Education, Science, and Technology (MBEST) Center. (More maps of MBEST Center)

Job shadow program opens window to the working world
Approximately 50 high school sophomores shadowed campus employees at their jobs last week as part of a program to teach them about the world of work.

Electrical engineering major receives official campus approval
A proposed bachelor of science major in electrical engineering has received official approval from two Academic Senate committees.

Siegfried Puknat, a campus founder, dies at 83
[Photo of Siegfried Puknat]
Siegfried Puknat, a professor of German and comparative literature who helped shape the campus in the 1960s, died on March 17. In a letter to the campus community, Chancellor Greenwood lauds Puknat as "one of the legends of UC Santa Cruz." (Larger photo)

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