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A roundup of recent news, events, happenings, and special reports.

March 2019
Photo of Virginia Espino

Virginia Espino: Bringing history to light

Merrill ‘87, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
Image of Jonah Christian in his studio

Jonah Christian: Playing it by ear

Cowell ’12, film and digital media

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019
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Rebecca Prozan: In service to greater things

Crown ’93, politics

By Peggy Townsend, March 2019

Mark Teague: Drawing on experience

Cowell ’85, U.S. history

By Amy Ettinger, March 2019

Crown funding

When an alumna recounts her special memories from Crown College, it becomes easy to join the effort by Crown alumni to double the college’s endowment by 2021

By Mary Elizabeth Garcia (Kresge '12, philosophy; M. A. '14), March 2019

Fallow fields to fertile minds

How Gary Griggs grew a marine science powerhouse

By Chris Reeves, March 2019

The thrill of computing

Inaugural !!Con West Conference revels in the playful side of high tech, letting participants ‘experience computing viscerally’

By Dan White, March 2019

Wanted: Extraordinary chancellor for a campus like no other

As president of the University of California system, one of my most important responsibilities is searching for a new chancellor when one of the university’s campus leaders steps down. This year, I am taking on this challenge on behalf of...

By University of California President Janet Napolitano, March 2019