UCSC in the News
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
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
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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