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A polar bear sits and waits at a seal hole on the frozen southern Beaufort Sea.

Climate change making it harder for hungry polar bears to catch prey they need to survive

A new study by UC Santa Cruz researchers finds polar bears in the wild have higher metabolic rates than previously thought, and as climate change alters their environment a growing number of bears are unable to catch enough prey to meet their energy needs.

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A balanced, healthy lifestyle

A balanced, healthy lifestyle

To support new or existing wellness programs, UC Santa Cruz is offering grants of up to $5,000 from the UC Healthy Campus Network.

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Deana Slater

Deana Slater

Colleges Nine and Ten

The college administrative officer with 21 years of service is February's honoree in the Staff Advisory Board's Staff Recognition Program.

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Pell Grant program key in transforming student lives

Pell Grant program key in transforming student lives

Second-year student Alina Coronado is one of roughly 40 percent of UC Santa Cruz students who receive a Pell Grant, helping them afford college.

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