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January 8, 2007

Linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum was quoted in Slate magazine about his take on the political reign of Turkmenistan's president-for-life, Saparmurat Niyazov, who recently passed away.

An interview with Acting Chancellor George Blumenthal was the cover story in the January 4 issue of the Santa Cruz Good Times.

Biologist Daniel Costa and his students Samantha Simmons and Patrick Robinson were featured on FoxNews.com and LiveScience.com in a story about their research using electronic tags to study marine mammals and their environment.

Democracy Now, a daily radio and TV news program aired nationally on over 500 stations, broadcast history of consciousness professor Angela Davis's keynote address in New Orleans last month for the event, “Amnesty for Prisoners of Katrina: A Weekend of Reconciliation and Respect for Human Rights.”

The Mid-County Post ran a story about statistician David Draper and his work to improve hospital care for sick newborns.

Literature professor Helene Moglen was quoted in the Santa Cruz Good Times for a story about Bodies in the Making, a new book based on a conference presented in fall 2005 on campus by the Institute for Advanced Feminist Research, that features essays by 11 UCSC professors.

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