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April 10, 2006

Salon.com quoted a speech by assistant professor of literature Vilashini Cooppan in an article about how motherhood affects the careers of women in academia.

The Silicon Valley Business Journal ran a story about a project to develop new biosensor technology led by electrical engineer Holger Schmidt.

Research by postdoctoral researcher Myra Finkelstein on increasing levels of environmental contaminants in albatrosses was reported by Science Now.

David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering, was featured in a Wired magazine story about his work to reconstruct the genomes of extinct mammalian ancestors.

The Edmonton Journal ran a story about history of consciousness professor Angela Davis in advance of an appearance at the University of Alberta, where she delivered a lecture titled “Reforming Race, Class and Gender in the 21st Century.”

Shakespeare Santa Cruz and UCSC's student-run theater company BarnStorm received gold and silver awards respectively in Metro Santa Cruz's Readers' Choice Goldies Awards. Theater arts lecturer Tandy Beal also won a silver award for best dance company.

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