UCSC in the News
The Chronicle of Higher Education ran a story about
the new Engineering 2 Building in its campus architecture supplement,
with a quote from Peyman Milanfar, associate professor
of electrical engineering.
Research by biologist Don Croll on the effects of foxes
introduced to the Aleutian Islands was covered in the Christian
Science Monitor, Miami Herald, and Duluth News Tribune.
Black Enterprise reported the results of economist Rob
Fairlie's research for the Small Business Administration
on black self-employment rates.
Laser Focus World ran a story about Roberto Manduchi,
assistant professor of computer engineering, and his work on
a laser-based assistive device for the blind.
A story in New Scientist magazine on the use of femtosecond
lasers by cell biologists includes the work of a team led by
Yishi Jin, professor of molecular, cell, and developmental
Geophysicist Steven Ward was quoted in another article
about tsunamis, this time in Science World magazine.
The Herald-Sun in Durham, North Carolina, wrote about
the school district's partnership with the New Teacher Center
to provide mentors for novice teachers.
Physicist Hartmut Sadrozinski was quoted in a story
in the San Luis Obispo Tribune about a weather balloon
project for high school students organized by the Santa Cruz
Institute for Particle Physics.
William Berry, managing director of the University Affiliated
Research Center at NASA Ames, was quoted in a San Jose Business
Journal story about the NASA Ames Research Center.
The Asbury Park Press (New Jersey) ran a feature on
history of consciousness professor Angela Davis prior
to her appearance at Rutgers University to speak on the role
of American women in transforming culture, history, and politics.
And Metro Santa Cruz ran a story about jazz singer Billie
Holiday, quoting from Davis's book, Blues Legacies and Black
Feminism: Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and
Michael Riordan, adjunct professor of physics, was quoted
in a New York Times story about Moore's Law.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about biologist
Melissa Jurica, who won a prestigious Searle Scholarship.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about the peregrine
falcons released at Long Marine Lab, with quotes from Glenn
Stewart of the Predatory Bird Research Group.
Research by environmental toxicologist Roberto Gwiazda
on the impact of household lead hazard control measures on blood
lead levels in children was reported in Health & Medicine
Week, Hematology Week, Life Science Weekly, Science Letter,
Lab & Health Weekly, Lab Law Weekly, and other newsletters.
Metro Santa Cruz published a story about music lecturer
Mesut Özgen's use of classical Turkish melodies
in his original compositions for classical guitar.
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