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  • Cut & Paste Conservation

    Cut & Paste Conservation

    Emma Marris, 1 Mar 2017

    We can now replace a gene in any organism for a hundred bucks a pop. We can alter wild species to save them. So should we?

    Spring 2017
     

  • Return of the Forest King?

    Return of the Forest King?

    Emma Marris, 1 Mar 2017

    Once upon a time, up to four billion American Chestnuts grew on this continent. The tallest of them stood twelve stories high. Then came the fungus.

    Spring 2017

  • For the Record

    For the Record

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Mar 2017

    Love Canal. The Exxon Valdez. Deepwater Horizon. Volkswagen. Blockbuster cases, but only part of the story for John C. Cruden J.D. ’74, a civil servant and defender of the environment.

    Spring 2017

  • Info Officer in Chief

    Info Officer in Chief

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    Digitalizing the work of the federal government is both urgent and messy. But Tony Scott J.D. ’92 knew that when he took the job as Chief Information Officer of the United States.

    Spring 2017

  • Where There’s Smoke

    Where There’s Smoke

    Irina Raicu, 1 Mar 2017

    … there might just be mirrors. On “fake news,” the Internet, and everyday ethics.

    Spring 2017

  • Voice of the Victim

    Voice of the Victim

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The Brock Turner case put campus sexual assault in the headlines. Alaleh Kianerci J.D. ’07 let its victims be heard.

    Spring 2017

  • Big Win for a Tiny House

    Big Win for a Tiny House

    Matt Morgan, 1 Mar 2017

    The rEvolve House took first place in a state-wide competition in Sacramento. Now it is being put to work helping veterans with PTSD.

    Spring 2017
     

  • Remembering Ramón

    Remembering Ramón

    Erin Fox ’19, 28 Feb 2017

    Ethnic Studies professor Ramón Chacón was a man of many hats, but his influence on the Mission Campus went far beyond just his fashion sense.

  • The Course of Wisdom

    The Course of Wisdom

    Jamie Manson, 7 Feb 2017

    Some distinguished scholars have their papers placed in a university archive. Sister Sandra Schneiders earned a curated exhibition that depicts her life’s work.

  • Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams

    Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77 , 30 Jan 2017

    You’ve undoubtedly tasted the produce George Chiala ’64 grew. Once upon a time, it started with strawberries.