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Volume 1
Number 17
Feb. 10-16, 1997


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UCSC people playing key role in Hubble mission
When the space shuttle Discovery blasts off this week on a mission to upgrade the Hubble Telescope, it will take with it a UCSC alumnus and a sophisticated new instrument designed by a UCSC professor.

UCSC calendar now available on campus cable
[Screen capture from TV calendar channel]
Two offices at UCSC have launched a new service that uses a relatively old medium to bring the latest information about campus events to faculty, staff, and students.

$300,000 grant enables study of Christianity's roots in Andean regions
A grant from the Pew Charitable Trust will aid the work of UCSC professor Carolyn Dean and two other researchers.

Alumni Association honors award winners at luncheon
[Photo of Ricky Bluthenthal, Chancellor Greenwood, Brenda Brown, Carol Freeman, and Geoffrey Marcy]
The Alumni Association presented its annual awards on Saturday, February 1, at a ceremony and lunch at Cowell College.
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(Press release announcing awards)

Fulbright Award will take UCSC sociologist to the Netherlands
Professor John Brown Childs will spend part of next year at the University of Amsterdam as a recipient of the Fulbright Thomas Jefferson Chair.

Director of the UCSC Arboretum receives major horticultural award
Professor Ray T. Collett has received the California Horticultural Society Annual Award for lifelong contributions to the state's horticulture.

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