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Editor's note

The Tuesday Newsday staff extends its very best wishes to the campus community and especially new UC Santa Cruz graduates this weekend. Through summer, Tuesday Newsday will be published every other week with the next issue hitting inboxes on June 27.

Campus preparing for commencement 2017

More than 4,800 UCSC students are earning undergraduate and graduate degrees for work completed during the 2016-2017 academic year. Commencement exercises hosted by the 10 colleges, graduate division, and Baskin School of Engineering begin on Friday and go through the weekend.

Staff Focus

Tamara King

Tamara King

FAST/Accounts Payable

The FAST/AP assistant with 16 years on campus is the June honoree in the Staff Advisory Board’s Staff Recognition Program.

From our newscenter

Pioneering astronomer Jerry Nelson dies at age 73

Pioneering astronomer Jerry Nelson dies at age 73

Jerry Nelson conceived the revolutionary segmented mirror design of the Keck Observatory's twin 10-meter telescopes.

Bettina Aptheker receives Dizikes teaching award

Bettina Aptheker receives Dizikes teaching award

Bettina Aptheker has taught one of the most influential introductory feminist studies courses to more than 10,000 students in the past 37 years.

Materials science initiative focuses on sustainability

Materials science initiative focuses on sustainability

UC Santa Cruz researchers are developing new materials for a wide range of devices and products, from solar cells to surfboards.

Startups chosen to accelerate success

Startups chosen to accelerate success

The Office of Research will provide $500,000 to the accelerator program, which will be run by local nonprofit Santa Cruz Works.

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