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The record $1 million raised for student scholarships and fellowships at UCSC's Scholarships Benefit Dinner was covered in the San Jose Mercury News, the Santa Cruz Sentinel, and on KQED Radio.

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.

Economist Lori Kletzer spoke with the Dallas Morning News about her analysis of which jobs are most vulnerable to outsourcing.

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.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.


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