UCSC in the News
December 5, 2005
Research by glacier expert Slawek Tulaczyk and graduate
student Ian Howat on melting glaciers in Greenland was
reported in the Independent (London), Canberra Times,
Discovery Channel News, ZNet.com, and Livescience.com.
Research professor Bill Domhoff penned a letter that
appeared in the New York Times about government policies
to fight inflation and promote high employment, saying monetary
policy is also a political mechanism used to control the workforce.
The San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and
Monterey Herald ran stories about Jack Baskin
being chosen for the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame,
with quotes from Steve Kang, dean of the Baskin School
Professor emerita of American studies Judy Yung was
featured in a Contra Costa Times story about preserving
stories of immigration on Angel Island with the help of a $15
million grant authorized by Congress in November.
Mentor programs like those developed by the New Teacher Center
were featured in a Gannett News Service article about the travails
of new teachers. NTC director Ellen Moir was quoted.
The San Francisco Chronicle ran a story about research
by Roberto Manduchi, assistant professor of computer
engineering, to develop new technologies for the blind.
Economist Rob Fairlie's research on the digital divide
was cited in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story about
100 families who received computers donated for home use.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote about a new book by history
professor Bruce Levine, titled Confederate Emancipation:
Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War.
A story about the proposed removal of the bald eagle from the
endangered species list in the Sacramento Bee and other
Scripps-Howard newspapers included a quote from Brian Walton,
coordinator of the Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group.
History of consciousness professor Angela Davis was
quoted in the Penn State Digital Collegian about an appearance
at Penn State where she contended that racism is inherent in
Music lecturer William Coulter was quoted in a Santa
Cruz Sentinel article about a holiday show, titled Parcel
From America, that he developed with Irish writer/storyteller
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