UCSC in the News
The San Jose Mercury News and the Santa Cruz Sentinel
ran stories about the dedication of the new Engineering 2 Building
and the Baskin Engineering Auditorium. Among those quoted in
the stories were engineering dean Steve Kang and professors
David Haussler, Pat Mantey, and Darrell Long.
KQED Radio reported on the $1 million raised at the UCSC Scholarships
Benefit Dinner November 6.
Economist Lori Kletzer spoke with the Dallas Morning
News about her analysis of which jobs are most vulnerable
The Mid-County Post ran a story about research by Wentai
Liu, professor of electrical engineering, to help develop
an artificial retina to restore sight to the blind.
Anthony Pratkanis of psychology was interviewed by KSBW
TV about the controversy over the airing of the film Saving
Private Ryan on Veteran's Day.
Smithsonian magazine quoted biologist Brian Latta
of the Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group in an article
about efforts to save the Channel Islands fox.
Donald Coyne, adjunct professor of physics, wrote a
commentary on the movie What the #$*! Do We Know? for
the Santa Cruz Sentinel, criticizing the movie for taking
too much artistic license in its interpretation of quantum physics.
Food Chemical News ran a story about marine scientist
Peter Miller's work with the California Department of
Health Services to develop an improved system for monitoring
biotoxins in the state's fish and shellfish.
Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in
the News" columns.
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