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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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