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Jaye Padgett, Veronica Terriquez, and Rebecca Covarrubias are among the professors at UC Santa Cruz who were also first-generation college students. (Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta)

Jaye Padgett, Veronica Terriquez, and Rebecca Covarrubias are among the professors at UC Santa Cruz who were also first-generation college students. (Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta)

Campaign to focus on first-gen experience

The First-Gen Faculty campaign, launching next week, is aimed at encouraging professors on campus to identify themselves as being the first in their families to graduate from a U.S. four-year college or university. In 2016, 42 percent of entering students identified as first-generation.

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Koret scholars present research at poster slam

Koret scholars present research at poster slam

The Koret Scholars Undergraduate Research Slam on June 9 will feature poster presentations from a variety of disciplines.

Prion study looks at nerve cell damage in brain

Prion study looks at nerve cell damage in brain

Research on the prion protein may explain why nerve cells degenerate in prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Lipschutz appointed to endowed chair

Lipschutz appointed to endowed chair

Ronnie Lipschutz was honored as the inaugural holder of the Robert Headley Presidential Chair for Integral Ecology and Environmental Justice.

Capacity crowd for 'Radical Jewish Politics'

Capacity crowd for 'Radical Jewish Politics'

The Institute for Humanities Research event featured a public conversation with alumnus Tony Michels, a professor of American Jewish History.

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