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June 19, 2006

Pamela Perry of community studies was tapped by USA Today for comment on generational differences in matters of race and ethnicity. The story ran in numerous newspapers, including the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Erik Asphaug, associate professor of Earth sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about the asteroid Itokawa.

Donald Potts, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was interviewed by National Public Radio about the establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

Emily Brodsky, assistant professor of Earth sciences, was interviewed by KCBS and KSCN radio about her research on earthquake aftershocks, which was also covered by MSNBC.com, LiveScience, Physics Web, and an Associated Press story that ran in the San Jose Mercury News, Washington Post, and other newspapers.

The San Jose Mercury News ran an article on a major donation to UCSC of photographs by acclaimed American photographer Brett Weston valued at more than $1 million, quoting Christine Bunting, head of Special Collections at McHenry Library.

KSBW TV (Channel 8) interviewed Thorne Lay, professor of Earth sciences, about a minor earthquake that was felt in the Santa Cruz area.

Women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article on the annual Santa Cruz pride rally.

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