The Daily brief: July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011, 7:06 p.m.

UC Price Hikes | In response to further state budget cuts to education, he University of California has raised tuition by another 9.6 percent. This next year, tuition will cost $12,192 a year, which excludes room, board and approximately $1,000 in campus fees.

Citizen Seismologists | The Quake Catcher Network, a project led in part by several Stanford geologists, is searching for Bay Area residents who are willing to host earthquake monitors in their homes. Data collected from this network will hopefully be used to one day notify locals of when an earthquake will occur. Read more and learn how to get involved here.

Iron Giant | Richard Serra’s “Sequence,” a 235 ton steel sculpture, will be coming to the Cantor Arts Center. Installation work is set to begin Monday.

Overheard | “A baboon troop is not a corporation with an executive — alpha male or otherwise — making decisions.” — biology professor Robert Sapolsky on a recent study that found that alpha male baboons had higher stress than other males.

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