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Number 31
May 26-June 1, 1997


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M.R.C. Greenwood inaugurated as UCSC's seventh chancellor
[Photo of Chancellor Greenwood at her inauguration]
A light rainfall on Friday, May 23, which resulted in a last-minute change of venue, did not dampen the enthusiasm of the 800 people who attended the inauguration of M.R.C. Greenwood as UCSC's seventh chancellor. In her inaugural address, the chancellor revisited UCSC's first three decades and outlined her vision for the campus's future. (More photos)

Marine biologists find biodiversity flourishing in Monterey Bay
At the base of a cliff below the Santa Cruz lighthouse, early morning low tide finds 47 student researchers from UCSC poking under boulders, peering into tide pools, and sifting through surf grass to find every species inhabiting the rocky zone between the tides.

[Photo of Chancellor Greenwood and Arts Dean Ed Houghton
just before the chancellor made a downbeat with a baton to
officially dedicate the new Music Center]
In an evening ceremony on Thursday, May 22, the campus officially dedicated the new Music Center. During the ceremony, Arts Dean Edward Houghton gives Chancellor Greenwood the baton that she would use for the first official downbeat, dedicating the new building. During the ceremony, the chancellor announced a $1 million campaign to raise money for UCSC's Music Department. (More photos)

Culture clash: Video offers tips for cross-cultural communication
The potential for conflict exists whenever people from different cultures interact. Sociologist Dane Archer's latest video, A World of Differences: Understanding Cross-Cultural Communication, offers guidelines for improving communication while providing viewers with entertaining examples of cultural blunders.

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