UCSC in the News
February 27, 2006
Research on climate change by James Zachos, professor
of Earth sciences, was featured in stories about global warming
in the Sunday Times (London), Daily Mail, the
Independent, the Statesman, Irish News, BBC News,
and the Columbus Dispatch.
Psychology's Anthony Pratkanis was quoted prominently
in a Los Angeles Times story about Dick Cheney's recent
hunting mishap and other blunders that become "defining
moments" in the lives of high-profile politicians. The
story was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in
numerous papers, including the Macon Telegraph and the
Saint Paul Pioneer Press.
The new book by coastal geologist Gary Griggs, Living
with the Changing California Coast, was the main source
for an article about the sand supply on San Diego beaches in
the online newspaper Voice of San Diego.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that assistant professor
of art Dee Hibbert-Jones, a member of the city's Public
Art Committee, has initiated a public art project with UCSC
students for the city landfill on Dimeo Lane overlooking Monterey
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story on a new book by
history professor Dana Frank, about a powerful women's
labor movement she discovered in Latin America.
The Aptos Times ran a profile of Frank Drake,
professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted a three-day visit by Hollywood
script supervisor Ana Maria Quintana to UCSC organized by assistant
theater arts professor Alma Martinez.
Library development officer Margaret Gordon was quoted
in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the McHenry Library
expansion and renovation project.
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