UCSC in the News
Political scientist Eva Bertram was quoted in a Business
Week cover story about why President Bush's Social Security
proposals aren't taking off.
The Minnesota Daily covered a guest lecture by social
psychologist Tom Pettigrew, who discussed race in the
U.S. educational system 50 years after the historic U.S. Supreme
Court decision in the case of Brown v. the Board of Education.
Indian Express, India-West, and Britain's A2media.com
quoted associate history professor Dilip Basu in stories
about the screening of a restored print of Indian director Satyajit
Ray's film Pather Panchali to celebrate its 50th anniversary
at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. India's online Screen Weekly
also covered the story.
Orin Martin, manager of the Alan Chadwick Garden, was
featured in a Boulder (Colorado) Weekly article
about changing weather patterns. Martin was one of several farmers
whose observations set up an in-depth discussion about agriculture
and global climate change.
The Atlantic Monthly published a letter to the editor
by emeriti professors Bill Friedland of community studies
and Ronnie Gruhn of politics, who pointed out differences
between President Bush and President Woodrow Wilson. Unlike
Bush, they wrote, Wilson "sought global organization through
other than military means."
The Anchorage Daily News gave a nice nod to the New
Teacher Center in a story about the teacher-mentoring program
the Anchorage schools modeled after NTC's work.
Washington's Ellensburg Daily Record ran a story about
a keynote address given by history of consciousness professor
Angela Davis for Central Washington University's annual
Medical anthropologist Nancy Chen discussed the fine
points of "desktop dining" with a reporter at the
San Jose Mercury News, who explored the social and psychological
consequences of eating lunch at your desk.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that associate professors
of literature Micah Perks and Karen Yamashita
are coordinating UCSC's Living Writers Series, bringing guest
authors and poets to campus classrooms.
Postdoctoral researcher Phil Howard's work on what consumers
want to know about the food they buy was picked up by Natural
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted the publication of an
oral history of former head of special collections Rita Bottoms
by the University Library's Regional History Project.
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