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Research on the SARS virus by a group of UCSC researchers led by William Scott, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was featured in Biology Digest, Science Daily, and a variety of weekly newsletters, including Life Science Weekly, Biotech Week, Drug Week, Science Letter, Virus Weekly, and Health & Medicine Week.

The San Jose Mercury News and Register Pajaronian ran articles about a $1.4 million gift to UCSC--the largest single donation ever given by an alum--from UC Santa Cruz Foundation trustee Kit Mura-smith.

Mark Carr, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about plans to establish a series of marine protected areas along the California coast.

The January 2005 issue of Art in America magazine ran a feature about a traveling exhibition of the Ant Farm, the innovative architecture collective cofounded by Chip Lord, chair of the Film and Digital Media Department.

Ann Caudle, director of the Science Illustration Program, was quoted in an article about science illustration in the Christian Science Monitor. Stacey Vigallon, a recent graduate of the program, was also featured in the story.

Theater arts professor Kathy Foley was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about tsunami fundraising efforts in South Asia.

Assistant director of library development Liz Sandoval was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about an appearance by author Jonathan Franzen that was cosponsored by Friends of the UCSC Library.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.


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