UCSC in the News
Julie Guthman of environmental studies was featured
in a Los Angeles Times trend story about the meaning
of the term "organic" and changing farming standards.
Literature professor Nathaniel Mackey was quoted in
a San Francisco Chronicle article about jazz musician
Cecil Taylor and the opening of a new documentary film titled
Cecil Taylor: All the Notes.
Douglas Lin, professor of astronomy and astrophysics,
was quoted in a Space.com story about extrasolar planets.
Brent Haddad of environmental studies coauthored an
opinion piece for the Monterey County Herald, calling
on officials to develop a plan to control polluted urban runoff
that flows into the bay.
Physicist David Smith's research on gamma ray emissions
associated with thunderstorms was featured in a story on PhysOrg.com.
The News & Observer and the Herald-Sun in
Durham, North Carolina, wrote about the new mentoring program
for beginning teachers that will be administered in partnership
with the New Teacher Center.
Men's Health magazine ran a blurb about research by
psychology's Eileen Zurbriggen.
The Los Angeles Times reviewed a concert of the UCSC
Pacific Rim Music Festival that celebrated the 70th birthday
of composer Terry Riley and featured a major new work by the
Kronos Quartet, noting the sheer level of bliss
produced by the three-and-a-half-hour performance.
The Capital Times in Madison, Wis., suggested that Marquette
University should consider renaming themselves the Banana
Slugs since the nickname they've chosen is proving unpopular
The San Francisco Chronicle ran a feature on Eisa Davis,
the playwright niece of history of consciousness professor Angela
Davis, noting that Eisa's play Angela's Mixtape is
a sketch of a life in the shadow of her aunt, a woman
many consider one of the 20th century's most notable American
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