UCSC in the News
November 13, 2006
Marcia Ochoa of community studies was featured in Ultimas
Noticias, a major Caracas daily newspaper. She was in Venezuela
to deliver the keynote address during a recent conference.
UCSC researchers are well represented in the December issue
of Sky & Telescope magazine. The lead news story
features new research on distant galaxies by astronomers Garth
Illingworth and Rychard Bouwens, while astrophysicist
Stan Woosley is quoted in two other news stories on supernovae
and gamma-ray bursts. The cover story is an article on cosmology
by physicist Anthony Aguirre, who is featured in a video
interview on the magazine's web
Garth Illingworth was also featured in a front-page
story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the Hubble Space
The Los Angeles Times quoted David Wellman of
community studies in its coverage of a $2.7 million settlement
of a racial harassment lawsuit filed by a firefighter. Wellman
was hired by the firefighter's attorney to review department
records of discrimination complaints.
A New York Times story about the Hubble Space Telescope
included a quote from astronomer Sandra Faber.
John Brown Childs of sociology was featured in an interview
by the Pacific Radio Network's "Informed Dissent Election
Special Program," during which he discussed the impact
of grassroots transcommunal cooperation among diverse communities
and organizations in election year mobilizations.
Eureka's Times-Standard ran a story about an appearance
by history of consciousness professor Angela Davis at
Humboldt State University as one of the keynote speakers of
the campus's Dialogue on Race.
Birder's World magazine features a story about the sooty
shearwater migrations documented by biologist Scott Shaffer.
The Washington Times reviewed the recent book by physicists
Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner, The Quantum
Professor of literature Rob Wilson was quoted in a Metro
Santa Cruz feature about his participation in a Veterans
Day poetry reading and the tradition of antiwar poetry in the
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