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Rachel Carson College is the first at UC Santa Cruz to be named for a woman.

Rachel Carson College is the first at UC Santa Cruz to be named for a woman.

College Eight becomes Rachel Carson College

Writer and conservationist Rachel Carson, author of "Silent Spring," is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. When it was established in 1972 with the theme "Environment and Society," College Eight embraced the heightened awareness and commitment to a healthier planet.

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Improving public transit for riders with special needs

Improving public transit for riders with special needs

With a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation, UC Santa Cruz engineers will create a service for passengers with special needs.

Student-designed games featured at gaming festival

Student-designed games featured at gaming festival

The UC Santa Cruz game design program will have a large presence at IndieCade, the biggest event in the indie games community.

Former NFL star tackles farming and food security

Former NFL star tackles farming and food security

One-time defensive end Kalimba Edwards hopes to create a self-sustaining food system that can feed the nation’s hungry and homeless.

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