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March 6, 2006

Film scholar B. Ruby Rich of community studies was quoted in the Life magazine cover story about actress Amy Adams. Rich was a juror at the annual Sundance Film Festival.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a front-page story about research on sea lions and other marine mammals led by Daniel Costa, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

Astrophysicist Stan Woosley was quoted in stories about a recently detected gamma-ray burst in the Baltimore Sun, Monterey County Herald, Biloxi Sun Herald, Bradenton Herald, and Albany Times Union.

The San Jose Mercury News announced the summer lineup for Shakespeare Santa Cruz's 25th anniversary summer season amid the redwood groves.

The Mid-County Post ran a story about research on global warming by James Zachos, professor of Earth sciences.

Findings on the formation of protein fibrils associated with Parkinson's disease from biochemist Anthony Fink's lab were reported in Biotech Week, Life Science Weekly, Science Letter, Proteomics Weekly, and other newsletters.

Virginia's Roanoke Times noted that history of consciousness professor Angela Davis would be one of several major speakers to appear at Virginia Tech this year in a lecture series that also includes former presidential adviser and ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted Shakespeare Santa Cruz director and theater arts professor Paul Whitworth in an article about the festival's 2006 summer lineup.

College and Research Libraries News announced that Virginia Steel was appointed as the new University Librarian at UCSC.

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