Program founder Erika Zavaleta, left, and program director Justin Cummings.
UC Santa Cruz has received a $2 million grant for a conservation scholars program to recruit 20 exceptional students each year over four years for intensive hands-on field experiences leading to careers in conservation.
New details confirming theories about what happens when a black hole tears apart a star have been gathered by x-ray telescopes.
Martin Quigley was previously a professor of botany and director of the Chester M. Alter Arboretum at the University of Denver.
Melissa Nelson believes the best way to teach Native American youth about their cultural past is through their hearts and minds, as well as their stomachs.