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Fall colors on Coolidge Drive. Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.
Regents OK fee increase
|Students protesting the fee hike march up Empire Grade toward the west entrance to campus. (Photo by Phil Carter)|
Faced with a projected state funding gap of $1.2 billion next year, UC Regents voted to raise student fees 32 percent. [More]
- The action sparked protests at several campuses, including UC Santa Cruz, where students demonstrated and also occupied the administration building (Kerr Hall).
- UCSC pledges to double its fundraising goal for student financial support. [More]
Fourth-year student Matt Palm offers his perspective on the impact of fee hikes. [More]
A helping hand: Private gifts to UCSC will help offset continued declines in public funding. See how, for both recipients and donors, giving creates positive effects that ripple outward. [More]
Making the most of opportunity: Meet a few of the uncommon people--students and alums--whose lives were changed with the help of scholarships.
2008-09 UC Santa Cruz Progress Report on Philanthropy
Genomic zoo: In the most comprehensive study of animal evolution ever attempted, scientists plan to assemble DNA sequences for 10,000 vertebrate species. [More]
'Backpack journalist' covers climate summit: Sophomore Gemma Givens will attend the U.N. international conference on climate change in Copenhagen this month. [More]
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