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Traci Chee: Write OnTraci Chee: Write On

Alumna Traci Chee's work of historical fiction, We Are Not Free, was named a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.

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Spotlight thumbnail2020 Be the Difference Award Group Winner

UCSC Molecular Diagnostic Lab honored for their contributions to the community for quickly setting up a COVID-19 testing lab.

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