UCSC in the News
Economist Rob Fairlie's work with the Kauffman Foundation
on the rate of U.S. entrepreneurship received widespread media
coverage, including stories that appeared in the Chicago
Tribune, Seattle Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
and Contra Costa Times. Fairlie's research on the
digital divide was covered by National Journal's "Technology
Biologist Jim Estes was quoted in a San Jose Mercury
News story about a recent federal decision changing the
management of the California sea otter population.
Literature professor and director of the UCSC Institute for
Advanced Feminist Research Helene Moglen was quoted in
two Santa Cruz Sentinel articles about the institute's
conference on body modification. Art professor Joyce Brodsky
and Sesnon Gallery director Shelby Graham were also quoted
in the Sentinel. The Good Times and
City on the Hill Press also ran features on the conference.
Sociology instructor Mike Males was quoted widely regarding
a study about the frequency of fatal drug overdoses among the
middle-aged. The story, which first appeared in the Los Angeles
Times, was picked up as far away as Korea.
Biologist Mark Carr was quoted in a Monterey Herald
story about the possibility of developing an oil refinery on
the site of the former Fort Ord.
UCSC Farm manager Jim Leap was contacted by Time
magazine for a farm-to-cafeteria story focused on campus farms
that supply college cafeterias.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that film and digital
media professor Eli Hollander and music professor Linda
Burman-Hall were screening Kawitan, their documentary
film about natives of South Bali, at the Pacific Rim Film Festival.
John Pearse, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary
biology, was quoted in a story about marine biologist Edward
F. Ricketts in the Monterey Coast Weekly.
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