Christ turns down chancellor’s mansion

Breaking from her predecessor Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor Carol Christ will not reside at University House, the two-and-one-half acre site and three-story mansion that typically serves as the official residence of the campus chancellor.
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Campanile’s baby peregrine falcons take flight

A pair of nesting peregrine falcons have called the top of the tower home since January. In May, the pair birthed two female eyasses, nicknamed Fiat and Lux by the campus community. Late Monday afternoon, Fiat “fledged,” or took flight, according to Mary Malec. After almost a week of waiting, she and other volunteer ornithologists gathered Thursday to see the second baby take the plunge.
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