August 23, 2004
UCSC in the News
Emeritus professor of linguistics William Shipley was featured
in Mother Jones magazine in an article titled "Keepers of
a Lost Language" about efforts to preserve the language of Mountain
Stories about the awarding of a Getty campus heritage grant to UCSC appeared
in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and the San Jose Mercury News
and were sent out on the Associated Press news wire.
Film and Digital Media Department Chair Chip Lord was interviewed
on Talk of the City, a program of Pasadena's KPCC radio, about
his role as co-founder of the historic Ant Farm architectural collective.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted the work of Film and Digital Media
professor L. S. Kim in bringing Hollywood film directors Alexander
Payne, Justin Lin, and actress Sandra Oh to visit film classes on campus.
The Monterey Herald quoted women's studies lecturer Peggy
Downes Baskin in an article about women networking to advance their
The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel ran
stories about the new 2004-05 series announced by UCSC's Arts &
Linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum was quoted in an Orlando
Sentinel article, contesting claims that a study recently published
in the journal Science shows that dogs can understand language.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that Music Department faculty
David Evan Jones, David Cope, Paul Nauert, Hi Kyung Kim, and
Karlton Hester will coordinate UCSC's new doctorate program in music
composition. The Mid-County Post also featured Jones in a story
about the new program.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel printed history professor Jonathan
Beecher's commencement speech at Stevenson College in its entirety
after observing that his comments prompted a wide range of reactions
in the community.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel, Register-Pajaronian, and Monterey
Herald quoted Shakespeare Santa Cruz director Paul Whitworth
and Theater Arts Department chair Danny Scheie in stories about
the new SSC summer season.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced the appointment of philosophy
professor Ellen Suckiel as provost of Stevenson College.
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