UCSC in the News
Economist Lori Kletzer was quoted in a Washington
Post article about the widening income gap and job insecurity
caused by the movement of U.S. jobs overseas.
Fellow economist and interim social sciences dean Michael
Hutchison gave a talk about East Asian capital flows that
was covered by the Edmonton (Canada) Journal, and he
appeared on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio.
David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering,
and postdoctoral researcher Gill Bejerano were featured
in a story in Genome Technology magazine about the "ultraconserved
sequences" they discovered in the human, mouse, and rat
genomes. Genome Technology also mentioned research on
a nanopore device by David Deamer, professor and chair
of biomolecular engineering, in a story about new DNA sequencing
Former history of consciousness chair Gary Lease was
quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about his recent
appointment as interim dean of the humanities.
Politics prof Dan Wirls was quoted by Reuters in a story
about minorities who are running for U.S. Senate.
Anthropologist Alison Galloways testimony in
the trial of Scott Peterson was widely reported by the media,
including the Associated Press, the Contra Costa Times,
and the San Jose Mercury News.
Planetary scientist Erik Asphaug was tapped to answer
a question about craters on the moon for the "Strange But
True" syndicated news column by Bill and Rich Sones, which
runs in dozens of newspapers, including the Deseret Morning
Sociologys Marcia Millman was interviewed by the
Salinas Californian for a story about her new book about
The Associated Press picked up the news about the USDA grant
that will support agroecology researchers work with Central
Coast farmers, quoting environmental studies prof Carol Shennan,
and the Salinas Californian ran a brief item about the
The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted associate professor of
philosophy Robert Goff in a story about longtime New
Yorker magazine staff writer and UCSC alumnus Lawrence
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