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May 7, 2007

UCSC in the News

Research by sociology's Dane Archer was cited in a Detroit Free Press article about a predicted rise in violent crime linked to the Iraq war.

Earth scientist James Zachos was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story, which also ran in the San Francisco Chronicle, New Jersey Star-Ledger, and other newspapers, about the causes of a prehistoric global warming event.

Research by anthropology's Nate Dominy was covered by news@nature.com and livescience.com, as well as other sites.

The New York Times reviewed “Experiments in Love, Sex, Death and Art," a new show cocreated and performed by Art Department chair and associate professor Elizabeth Stephens.

Physicist Thomas Banks is featured in an article in New Scientist magazine that explores various theories about the nature of the cosmos before the big bang.

An article about nightmares that quotes dream expert Veronica Tonay of psychology continues to appear in papers, most recently in the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, the Mobile Register, and the Sacramento Bee.

Astronomer Garth Illingworth was quoted in a New Scientist story about a congressional hearing on space sciences.

Don Rothman, senior writing lecturer and founding director of UCSC’s Central California Writing Project, contributed an op-ed to the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the Virginia Tech tragedy.

The Mid-County Post noted that FUSE, a group exhibition of new work by the faculty of the UCSC Art Department, will travel to Japan as part of a faculty art exchange.

US Fed News noted that Shakespeare Santa Cruz was one of 35 theater companies chosen to participate in the 2007-08 National Endowment for the Arts Shakespeare for a New Generation program.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.

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