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Migrants from the Middle East struggle to cross into Hungary in 2015.

Migrants from the Middle East struggle to cross into Hungary in 2015.

Faith-based groups respond to Europe's migration crisis by pursuing 'alternative justice'

Since 2012, faith-based organizations have become more prominent in European migration relief work as churches, synagogues, and mosques provide sanctuary to those facing deportation, writes Katharyne Mitchell, professor of sociology and dean of the Social Sciences Division.

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Lessons of history reflect on her story

Lessons of history reflect on her story

Marlene Tromp, UCSC’s new second-in-command, is a respected scholar and professor of Victorian history—and a first-generation college graduate.

Understanding the web of life as a network

Understanding the web of life as a network

A new study exploring how mutualistic species coevolve suggests rapid environmental change can destabilize networks of interacting species.

Neurocognitive theory links dreams to mind-wandering

Neurocognitive theory links dreams to mind-wandering

Dreams are "an accidental byproduct of our waking cognitive abilities," writes distinguished professor emeritus of psychology Bill Domhoff in a new book.

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