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UC Santa Cruz Ph.D grad and senior scientist for Conservation International will present the Alumni Weekend keynote: 'A New Wild: Saving Nature in a Human-Dominated World.' Continue»

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Fifty years ago–in 1965–UC Santa Cruz began as "the most significant educational experiment in the history of the University of California." Watch» | Video Library»

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