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Number 26
April 14-20, 1997


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Photo by UCSC grad captures Pulitzer Prize
[Photo of fireman saving teenager from flood water]
For the second consecutive year, an alumna of UCSC has snared a Pulitzer Prize, journalism's highest honor. This year's recipient was Annie Wells, who captured the image, above, for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. (Go to the Press Democrat for larger photo)

Chemists assemble for major national meeting
San Francisco will host 12,000 researchers this week for the 213th national meeting of the American Chemical Society. More than two dozen UCSC faculty members and graduate students will present information about their research.

UC issues statement on latest Proposition 209 court ruling
An Office of the President statement follows a court ruling Tuesday, April 8, by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Proposition 209.

Chronicling the rebirth of Russian politics
[Photo of Michael Urban] Michael Urban's longtime fascination with Russia has given rise to a new book, The Rebirth of Politics in Russia. The book details the years of 1987-95, a pivotal period that spans the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the presidency of Boris Yeltsin.

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