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Forging a new frontier in global health

Evelyn Castle
Evelyn Castle, right, with midwife students at the Nigerian clinic.

Last summer, second-year health sciences major Evelyn Castle (Crown '11) helped create Nigeria's first electronic medical records system.

Her effort, part of the UCSC Global Information Internship Program (GIIP), is one example of a larger campus commitment to global health. [More]

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Cupid's slings and arrows: Artistic Director Marco Barricelli announced the 2010 Shakespeare Santa Cruz season, which will feature three plays that explore the theme of "love" in all of its ramifications. [More]


The search for life: Recent evidence suggests conditions necessary for life may exist on the icy satellites of Saturn and Jupiter, according to planetary scientist Francis Nimmo. [More]

Kyle Robertson

Ethics champs: A team of UCSC philosophy students, led by grad students Kyle Robertson (right) and Sandra Dreisbach, won first place at the California Regional Ethics Bowl Tournament. [More]

In the news

Gate-crasher-gate: Anthropology's James Clifford was quoted in a New Yorker article on the White House state dinner crashers. [More]

Julie Guthman

'Poor people get the dregs': Julie Guthman of community studies contributed to a New York Times online feature with her piece, "Poor People Get the Dregs." [More]

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Uncommon People

Ezequiel Olvera

Sweet success: Alumnus Ezequiel Olvera (Oakes '08) will be a keynote speaker at this year's Scholarship Benefit Dinner on February 6. Olvera, founder of the Latino Business Student Association at UCSC, creatively financed his college education through a gumball and vending machine business he started as a teenager. [More]

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