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Nayak, a female ringed seal stranded as a young pup in Alaska, is participating in bioacoustics research. (Photo courtesy pinnipedlab.ucsc.edu)
From sea otters to monk seals, animals reveal hidden aspects of their biology to scientists working to understand the challenges facing marine mammal populations in the wild.
Computer science grad students led by Professor Marilyn Walker have won a sponsorship to develop a "socialbot" that can converse with humans.
The work of six campus researchers, including Catharina Casper-Lindley, has resulted in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarding four patents.
Humanities Ph.D. students have expanded public and nonprofit job options through a program started by the Institute for Humanities Research.