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B. Ruby Rich is the author of several books on film, including "New Queer Cinema: The Director's Cut," and "Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement."

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B. Ruby Rich joins the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization best known for presenting the annual Academy Awards. As a film critic, Rich has been a programmer and juror at major film festivals around the world.

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Term limits needed for Supreme Court

Term limits needed for Supreme Court

In a timely op-ed, Politics Professor Dan Wirls proposes 18-year appointments to the Supreme Court, saying they would not advantage one party over the other.

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New work on autism could change interventions

New work on autism could change interventions

A new paper challenges the widespread notion that people with autism are not eager to connect with other people socially.

Gallery in DMZ features work by art professor

Gallery in DMZ features work by art professor

The Yeongang Gallery, between North and South Korea, is featuring "Global Station: Until the Next Voyage," a solo exhibition by UC Santa Cruz Professor Jimin Lee.

Reforming Prop. 13 would boost economy

Reforming Prop. 13 would boost economy

Taxing commercial properties at their market value would generate new revenue, stimulate development, and diversify industry, according to a report coauthored by Professor Chris Benner.

Technology could help limit climate change

Technology could help limit climate change

Researcher Greg Rau evaluated how electrogeochemistry can capture carbon, produce fuel, and offset ocean acidification.

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