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The media were on hand when research associates Glenn Stewart and Brian Latta banded four peregrine falcon chicks in a nest on the PG&E building in San Francisco. Coverage included the San Francisco Chronicle, Contra Costa Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Associated Press, and KPIX TV.

Bombay's Indian Express quoted associate professor of history Dilip Basu in an article about his role in arranging a screening of Indian director Satyajit Ray's film Pather Panchali at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about whether Santa Cruz County beaches are shrinking, with quotes from geologists Gerald Weber and Gary Griggs.

Geophysicist Steven Ward was quoted in a story about tsunami warning systems in American Scientist magazine.

The San Jose Mercury News covered the election of professor emeritus of environmental studies Michael Soulé to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Research on climate change by Lisa Sloan, professor of Earth sciences, was mentioned in a long article on the environment in Congressional Quarterly Weekly.

A study on the effects of ocean warming on elephant seals by Burney Le Boeuf, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology, was covered on various web sites, including LiveScience, Innovations Report, ScienceBlog, SciScoop, and WildlifeNews.

Professor emeritus of economics Richard Musgrave was mentioned in a (Worcester, Mass.) Sunday Telegram article about economist Attiat Ott of Clark University, who described Musgrave as her true mentor.

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