UCSC in the News
November 28, 2005
An opinion piece by biologist Terrie Williams on the
Endangered Species Act, sea otters, and the value of wildlife
ran in USA Today.
The international weekly newspaper India Abroad published
an extensive feature/profile of assistant professor of music
Dard Neuman, holder of the Kamil and Talat Hasan Endowed
Chair in Classical Indian Music, spotlighting his plans to promote
Indian music at UCSC.
A new partnership between UCSC and Los Alamos National Laboratory
was covered in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and Salinas
Californian, with quotes from computer scientist Darrell
Michael Riordan, adjunct professor of physics, was quoted
in a story in the Newark Star-Ledger about the history
and future of Bell Labs.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a feature story on Todd
Newberry, professor emeritus of biology, and his new book,
The Ardent Birder.
Geologist Gary Griggs was quoted in a Santa Cruz
Sentinel story about his new book on the coastal geology
of California, which was also featured in the Monterey Herald.
Griggs was also quoted in a Sentinel story about renewed
funding for the Center for Integrated Marine Technologies.
A Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the endangered Santa
Cruz long-toed salamander included quotes from biology graduate
student Antonia D'Amore.
Physicist Robert Johnson was quoted in a story on Space
Daily about the detector his group built for NASA's GLAST
James Zachos, professor of Earth sciences, was featured
in a story on Mongabay.com about an episode of extreme
climate change 55 million years ago.
A story on Physorg.com about research on Archaea (a
type of microorganism) featured Todd Lowe, assistant
professor of biomolecular engineering, and Chad Saltikov,
assistant professor of environmental toxicology.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel praised the unique and
unexpected pleasures of the student productions presented
by the Theater Arts Department in an article about a recent
UCSC theater performance.
City on a Hill interviewed professor of English and
comparative literature Murray Baumgarten in a story about
the $195,452 grant he received from the National Endowment for
the Humanities to fund a summer institute for college and university
teachers in Italy.
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