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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 Long.

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 telescope.

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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