UCSC in the News
The Christian Science Monitor called on physicist Bruce
Schumm for a critique of the ideas about quantum physics
presented in the new movie What the Bleep do We Know?!
A San Diego Union-Tribune reporter called Michael
Brown of politics to discuss reapportionment, open primaries,
and ballot items, and his story was distributed over Copley
Richard Hughey, professor and chair of computer engineering,
was quoted extensively in an article about bioinformatics in
the Silicon Valley Metro.
Women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted
in the San Francisco Chronicle, Alameda Times-Star, Berkeley
Daily Planet, and Tri-Valley Herald in additional
stories about the 40th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement
at UC Berkeley.
The Ottawa Citizen ran a glowing writeup of the recent
speech in Edmonton by economist Michael Hutchison, who
discussed East Asian capital flows.
An article in the Contra Costa Times about research
indicating that woolly mammoths and other large mammals were
wiped out in North America by a combination of human hunting
and climate change included quotes from Paul Koch, professor
of Earth sciences and a collaborator on the study.
Julie Guthman of community studies was interviewed by
KPFA Radio and a Marin County radio station about her new book,
Florida's Naples Daily News quoted linguistics professor
Geoffrey Pullum in an article about how politicians can
mislead voters without actually saying anything untrue.
The Toledo Blade quoted geophysicist Steven Ward
in a story about the potential for a volcanic eruption in the
Canary Islands to cause a massive tsunami in the Atlantic Ocean.
Literature professor Helene Moglen was quoted in the
Santa Cruz Sentinel about Shock and Awe: War on Words,
a new book published by UCSC's Institute for Advanced Feminist
Research that explores the political meaning of words.
Astronomer Greg Laughlin was quoted in an article about
extrasolar planets on the web sites of SpaceRef.com and
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