UCSC in the News
American studies professor Tricia Rose was quoted in
the Sacramento Bee about the origin of pop culture's
highly sexual and demeaning images of African American women.
Stephen Thorsett, professor and chair of astronomy and
astrophysics, was featured in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story
about plans for a new space-based telescope.
A story in the Bay Area's Korea Times highlighted Chancellor
Denton's attendance at a dinner hosted by the Korean consul
gGeneral to brief the Korean media about the upcoming UCSC Pacific
Rim Music Festival.
Michael Riordan, adjunct professor of physics, was quoted
in the Newark Star-Ledger in a story about the merger
of AT&T and SBC Communications. Riordan also wrote an op-ed
piece for the same paper about the history of AT&T's Bell
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story in the business
section about Glumetrics, a company developing products based
on UCSC research led by professor of chemistry and biochemistry
Associate professor of history David Anthony was quoted
in a Monterey Herald article about the race barriers
that black soldiers faced in World War II.
Bruce Schumm, professor of physics, was quoted in a
Santa Cruz Sentinel story about a lecture by Masaru Emoto,
who claims that human thoughts and words can alter water molecules.
A Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the Orchid Society
Show featured Frank Drake, professor emeritus of astronomy
and astrophysics, who is also an orchid enthusiast and president
of the Santa Cruz Orchid Society.
An article in the Los Angeles Times about proposals
for desalination plants on the coast included quotes from Pete
Raimondi, professor and chair of ecology and evolutionary
Geophysicist Steven Ward was quoted in an article about
tsunami warning systems in American Scientist magazine.
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