Volume 1
Number 8
Nov. 18-24, 1996


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Physics Department ranks highly in national analysis
Scientific papers published in the 1980s and early 1990s by UCSC physicists were among the most highly regarded in the country, according to a recent study.

After Proposition 209
As part of a consensus reached between the administration and students concerned with the passage of Proposition 209, the chancellor agreed to establish a commission to develop strategies for ensuring access and diversity; last week, the administration issued an update on that commission. Also last week, President Atkinson faxed a post-Prop. 209 statement to major newspapers throughout the state; in it, he reaffirmed the university's commitment to provide access to "students, faculty and staff from throughout California's increasingly diverse society."



With the open-enrollment period ending on November 24, members of the campus community attended this year's Benefits Fair. For more information, see the Open Enrollment home page, maintained by the Office of the President. (Click on photo for caption and larger image.)

$50,000 to Long Marine Lab education efforts
A $50,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation will strengthen public education programs at the Long Marine Lab.



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