From Forest to Ice
For five fast-paced days, graduate students and professors conducted research in the deep-field of Antarctica. While cold winds swept over them, on-site researchers drew samples from a lake buried 800 meters beneath the ice. This research is the culmination of four years of work by students, faculty and staff working in the icy barrens of Antarctica and the wooded hills of UC Santa Cruz.
Linguistics Professors Parse Language
UCSC linguistics professors Matthew Wagers and Sandra Chung prepare to research sentence structure comprehension, using a $300,000 grant they recently received from the National Science Foundation. In a Q&A session CHP sat down with the professors to discuss psychological processes of language comprehension and the richness neglected in less-recognized languages.
In the Spirit of Swabbing
Student charity is exemplified in this year’s Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive, as team of 96 volunteers work to put on the event. In coordination with the largest bone marrow donation center in the world students gather interest and register themselves in the event.