UCSC in the News
March 12, 2007
Economist Lori Kletzer was interviewed by the
New York Times about wage insurance.
David Lackner, director of the affiliates program
for the Bio-Info-Nano R&D Institute (BIN-RDI), was interviewed on
KLIV and KSCO Radio and quoted in a San Jose Mercury News
story about the institute, which was also covered in the
San Francisco Chronicle, Nanotechnology News, Nanotechwire.com,
and SiliconValley.com. (See UCSC press release.)
Astronomer Sandra Faber and postdoctoral researcher
Susan Kassin were featured in coverage of the AEGIS galaxy
survey on CBC Radio and in USA Today, Science News, UPI,
Space Daily, SpaceRef, Space.com, Slashdot, Innovations Report, CCN Magazine,
and Earthtimes.org. (See UCSC press release.)
Rob Fairlie fielded a call about immigrant women
who are entrepreneurs from a reporter with USINFO, a U.S. State
Department-run web site about U.S. foreign policy and American life and culture.
Anthropologist Adrienne Zihlman's comments about new
research that proves that chimpanzees make weapons and kill prey received
further distribution, appearing in Science News, the Los Angeles Times,
the Scotsman, and as well as in papers in Arizona, Texas, and elsewhere.
A Santa Cruz Sentinel story about red-legged frogs included
quotes from biology graduate student Antonia D'Amore.
IEEE Spectrum magazine ran a story about astronomer
Gregory Laughlin's project to involve amateur astronomers
in the hunt for new planets.
An article in the Monterey County Weekly about threats
to marine mammals on the Central Coast included quotes from biologist
Producers with Japan's Fuji network contacted Bruce Bridgeman
of psychology for a feature they're preparing about the Mystery Spot. Bridgeman
published a scholarly article about the psychological principles underlying the
popular tourist attraction's bizarre effects on perception.
The Santa Cruz Good Times ran an article describing how
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley did research for her new
Hollywood novel by sitting in on a UCSC class titled Working in
TV and Film, taught by alumnus and UC Santa Cruz Foundation trustee
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