Women's History Month

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Women's History Month a time to honor accomplishments, celebrate excellence

Women’s History Month, observed every March, recognizes, commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in U.S. history. It is the perfect month for us to host two of our scientific trailblazers: Sandra Faber, professor emerita of astronomy and astrophysics, and Kathryn D. Sullivan, a UC Santa Cruz alumna who after graduating in 1973 went on to become the first person to both orbit the planet and reach its deepest ocean point. In her case, the sky was truly not the limit.  more »

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