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October 24, 2005

Stephen McCabe, coordinator of research and education at the UCSC Arboretum, was interviewed on The Coastal Gardener television program, broadcast locally on KGO TV. The Arboretum was also mentioned in recent articles in the magazines American Gardener and California Wild.

The Toronto Star's coverage of a conference about neighborhood revitalization featured comments by participant Manuel Pastor of Latin American and Latino studies.

Agroecology researcher Phil Howard was quoted in an Alternet.org story about the growing U.S. reliance on imported food.

Science Daily and PhysOrg.com ran stories about research on dark matter in elliptical galaxies by physicist Joel Primack, visiting researcher Avishai Dekel, and their collaborators.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story on the 20th anniversary of the UCSC Women's Center, noting that a new oral history publication features interviews with literature professor Helene Moglen and retired women's studies lecturer Marge Frantz, two of the center's founding faculty members.

Discovery News ran a story about the latest analyses of the Dec. 26 Indian Ocean tsunami, including a report by seismologist Thorne Lay.

The Contra Costa Times quoted literature professor Richard Terdiman about an announcement that the University of California will provide thousands of public-domain literary texts to a free online archive.

A story in Science News about earthquake hazards in California included a quote from geophysicist Steven Ward.

A Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the debate over intelligent design included quotes from David Deamer, professor of chemistry and biochemistry.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about composers, noting that the work of the late Lou Harrison is archived at the University Library's Special Collections.

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