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Uncommon People


Student-athlete, a UCSC basketball team captain, shoots for a big goal: working to reform inner-city education. Continue»

Did You Know?

Jonathan Franzen wrote much of his new novel, Freedom, at UCSC.

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Play this videoYouTube video thumbnailThe Transformational Power of Student-Centered Learning

TED-style talked by History Professor Alan Christy, a 2012 recipient of the Dizikes Faculty Teaching Award in Humanities. Watch» | Video Library»

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