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Alumnus Blake Riggs is an assistant professor of cell and molecular biology.

Alumnus Blake Riggs is an assistant professor of cell and molecular biology.

Determined to increase diversity in the sciences

Blake Riggs (Ph.D. '05, molecular, cell and developmental biology), a professor at San Francisco State University, uses his own story of prejudiced encounters, personal stumbles, and tenacity to encourage students of color.

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Melody Litt-Louris

Melody Litt-Louris

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The senior budget analyst with 11 years at UC Santa Cruz is the featured staff member for March in the Staff Advisory Board's Staff Recognition Program.

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Alan Christy named provost of Cowell College

Alan Christy named provost of Cowell College

The associate professor of history will become the new provost of Cowell College beginning July 1, succeeding psychology professor Faye Crosby.

New paper examines the details behind 'flash crash'

New paper examines the details behind 'flash crash'

UC Santa Cruz professors of economics and astrophysics have attracted widespread attention over their analysis of the 2010 stock market “flash crash.”

Astronomers break cosmic distance record (again)

Astronomers break cosmic distance record (again)

UCSC astronomer Garth Illingworth and his collaborators have been pushing the limits of current telescopes to study the most distant galaxies.

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