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Number 21
Mar. 10-16, 1997


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Winter Convocation provides insight into gateway courses
At the convocation last week, a panel of "gateway" teaching experts talked about ways to tackle problems inherent in teaching these large introductory classes.

Senator Bruce McPherson visits UCSC
[Photo of Chancellor Greenwood and Bruce McPherson]
California Senator Bruce McPherson presented his perspective on the current legislative session, discussed campus issues, and took questions from the audience last week at a public meeting at College Eight. McPherson (R-Santa Cruz) was recently appointed vice chair of the senate's Committee on Education, which hears all bills relating to K-12 education, higher education, and educational personnel. (Larger photo)

Leon Panetta to deliver inauguration keynote speech
[Photo Leon Panetta and President Clinton in White House]
Former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta, shown with President Clinton, will deliver the keynote speech at Chancellor Greenwood's inauguration on Friday, May 23. The ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Upper Quarry. (Larger photo)

Psychologist bridges gender gap
Developmental psychologist Campbell Leaper offers a first step for those who are concerned about gender inequality: Encourage girls and boys to play together.

Post-Prop. 209 Commission tackles proactive agenda
The newly formed Post-Prop. 209 Commission held its first meeting and agreed to make recommendations this spring aimed at maintaining and building campus diversity.

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