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Founders Dinner honors achievement, celebrates UCSC's roots

Chancellor Blumenthal at Founders Dinner
Chancellor Blumenthal speaks at Founders Day Dinner. (Photo: Steve Kurtz)

The fourth annual UC Santa Cruz Founders Day Dinner celebrated an environmentalist/explorer, an NPR science correspondent, a theater arts professor, and a charitable foundation that helped start the campus. [More]

View tribute videos from the event.

Hope for the oceans: Jean-Michel Cousteau at Foundation Forum: 'I am convinced we can change' [More]

Lively 45: Look for our 45+5 campaign--monthly profiles celebrating 45 prominent alumni in recognition of UCSC's 45th anniversary, along with five "up and coming" young alumni in anticipation of our 50th. Rolling out soon.

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Earth-sized planet orbiting Gliese 581

Out of this world: Planet hunters may have found the most Earth-like exoplanet yet--and the first strong case for a potentially habitable one. [More]

Donors with road signs

Lost no more: For the first time since its creation, UC Santa Cruz now has names for all of its roads, streets, and byways. [More]

Karen Yamashita

Power of the pen: Professor Karen Tei Yamashita has been nominated for a 2010 National Book Award. [More]

New website

Less is more: Conservation biologists have proposed limiting salmon fishing off British Columbia to help ecosystems and economies. [More]

UCSC In the news

New frontier: The announcement that UC Santa Cruz astronomer Steven Vogt and a team of scientists may have discovered a planet with the potential to support life captured international news attention. [More]

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