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January 15, 2007

Associate professor of history David Anthony was the featured guest in a segment of NPR's To The Point, where he discussed his book Max Yergan: Race Man, Internationalist, Cold Warrior. A review of Anthony's book also appeared in Against the Current magazine.

Astronomers Raja Guhathakurta and Jason Kalirai were quoted in stories about their discovery of a large stellar halo around the galaxy Andromeda that ran on many news sites, including MSNBC, CNN, UPI, BBC News, CBC News (Canada), Discovery Channel News, and

Film scholar B. Ruby Rich of community studies was quoted in an article about Cybill Shepherd's decision to play a lesbian on Showtime's show L Word. The article appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Mid-County Post ran an article about research by astronomers Piero Madau and Jürg Diemand on the dark matter halo of the Milky Way.

Daniel Wirls of politics penned an opinion piece for the Santa Cruz Sentinel that detailed the enormous military buildup that has taken place during President Bush's tenure in the White House.

Economist Nirvikar Singh penned an opinion piece about trends in management education in the United States and elsewhere that appeared in Indian Express.

Ethical financial advisers use some of the same manipulative tactics as unscrupulous salespeople and con artists, according to social psychologist Anthony Pratkanis, who was quoted in an Associated Press article on the subject.

The Monterey County Herald ran a long article about the gardens and programs of the UCSC Arboretum.

Salt Lake City's Deseret Morning News noted that history of consciousness professor Angela Davis would be the keynote speaker for the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the University of Utah.

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