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Volume 2
Number 6
September 15-21, 1997


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Fall retreat fuels UCSC planning effort
[Anne Petersen addresses crowd at retreat]
Anne Petersen of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation delivered the keynote speech at the Chancellor's Fall Retreat on Wednesday, September 10. Ideas generated at the retreat will help inform the campus's planning process. (More photos)

It's not quite as simple as Econ 101
[Photo of Dan Friedman] Economist Dan Friedman is the first to admit that his latest research interest has him heading upstream, but he has a sturdy paddle. A three-year $185,000 grant from the National Science Foundation assured him that the time is right for his provocative analysis of the performance of customer markets.

As of this issue, Currents Online is returning to its weekly schedule for the academic year. The next issue will be posted on Monday, September 22.

Convocation for new students on Sunday, September 21
Former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at UCSC's annual convocation for new students. The event will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Upper Quarry Amphitheater. "Move-in" weekend, during which UCSC students move into on-campus housing, begins Friday, September 19. (A schedule of move-in activity)

Geneticist and breast-cancer researcher to speak at UCSC
[Photo of Mary-Claire King] Geneticist Mary-Claire King, one of the country's most prominent breast-cancer researchers, will discuss the latest research on genetic predispositions toward cancer in a public lecture this week at UCSC.

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