UCSC in the News
The research of Barbara Rogoff of psychology was central
to a recent New York Times article about how we learn.
Rogoff has spent years studying how Indian children in Guatemalan
villages master complex skills like weaving and making tortillas,
shedding light on the interactions between adults and children
and on the role of culture in development.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about research by
Roberto Manduchi, assistant professor of computer engineering,
who is developing assistive technology devices for blind people.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer cited economist Lori
Kletzer's work in a lengthy analysis of whether outsourcing
is good or bad for the United States.
Daniel Costa, professor of ecology and evolutionary
biology, was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article
about a new graduate fellowship for marine mammal research at
David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering,
was quoted in another story about genome research on National
Public Radio's Weekend Edition.
Chip Lord, chair of the Film and Digital Media Department,
was quoted in the Houston Chronicle in a story about
the architectural collective the Ant Farm.
Hartmut Sadrozinski, adjunct professor of physics, was
quoted in an article in Laser Focus World about the silicon
detectors used in high-energy particle physics experiments and
their potential commercial applications.
Research on nerve regeneration by biologists Yishi Jin,
Andrew Chisholm, and others was reported in Science Daily
and numerous weekly newsletters, including Biotech Week,
Life Science Weekly, Science Letter, and Health &
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran an article about the completion
of a series on the agricultural history of Santa Cruz by the
University Library's Regional History Project.
An article about physicist Zack Schlesinger's research
on an unusual material that shrinks when heated ran on the LiveScience
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