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Robert L. Sinsheimer served as chancellor from 1977 to 1987. (Photo courtesy of Special Collections)

Robert L. Sinsheimer served as chancellor from 1977 to 1987. (Photo courtesy of Special Collections)

Lasting legacy

Sinsheimer, an internationally acclaimed biologist and chancellor emeritus of UC Santa Cruz, helped jumpstart the effort to sequence the human genome and oversaw growth in academic programs and student enrollments at the campus during an era of tight educational budgets. He died Saturday.

Administrative Insight

Drafting a blueprint for the future of UCSC

Drafting a blueprint for the future of UCSC

In a 'Santa Cruz Sentinel' op-ed, Chancellor George Blumenthal asks the community to join in charting an innovative and exciting future for the campus.

Innovation spotlight

Patents underscore groundbreaking research

Patents underscore groundbreaking research

The Office of Research is featuring six researchers as part of its Inventor Recognition Program, which recognizes the hard work that drives discovery.

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Lecturer publishes new poetry collection

Lecturer publishes new poetry collection

Gary Young wrote the poems while he was in Japan working on a book of translations of the calligraphy of the Zen priest Kobun Chino Otogawa.

Students to vote on athletics funding model

Students to vote on athletics funding model

OPERS is proposing a $38.50-per-quarter fee, which would provide a sustainable funding model for the NCAA program.

Star Party slated for Alumni Weekend

Star Party slated for Alumni Weekend

The gathering will include informative talks from foremost astronomy experts, constellation identification, and telescopes for viewing celestial objects.

Researchers seek consensus in Lyme disease

Researchers seek consensus in Lyme disease

A multitude of interacting factors are driving an increase in Lyme disease cases, but their relative importance remains unclear.

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