UCSC in the News
November 7, 2005
Lisa Sloan, professor of Earth sciences, and postdoctoral
researcher Lara Kueppers were interviewed about their
research on the effects of climate change on California's oak
woodlands by KPIX TV, KQED Radio, and KGO Radio, as well as
the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News.
AP and UPI wire stories about their work ran on numerous web
sites, including the San Diego Union Tribune, News Factor
Network, Top Tech News, Monsters and Critics, and others.
Sociology's Mike Males appeared on CNN's NewsNight
with Aaron Brown to discuss new research on the findings
regarding the drug habits of baby boomers. Males was also quoted
by the Indo-Asian News Service, which picked up the story.
India West published a feature story on assistant professor
of music Dard Neuman, holder of the Kamil and Talat Hasan
Endowed Chair in Classical Indian Music, detailing his plans
for promoting Indian music and culture at UCSC.
Research by geophysicist Steven Ward was cited in an
article about tsunamis in New Scientist magazine.
Economist Robert Fairlie was quoted in a Houston
Chronicle story about Latino business startups.
Astronomer Sandra Faber and physicist Joel Primack
were featured in a story about cosmology and religion in Science
& Spirit magazine.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced that literature lecturer
Charles Atkinson has been awarded a $1,000 prize as winner
of The Sow's Ear Poetry Review annual chapbook competition.
The Deseret Morning News noted that history of consciousness
professor Angela Davis would be speaking at a philosophy
conference in Salt Lake City.
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