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November 19, 2001

Making the News

A long article on gray whales in the Phoenix New Times featured professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology Burney Le Boeuf. The article also appeared in the S.F. Weekly.

Psychologist Anthony Pratkanis continues to field calls on war-related topics, including recent queries on wartime propaganda from KPIX-TV in San Francisco and KSCO Radio.

Don Croll, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article about blue whales.

Film prof Shelley Stamp was quoted in a Sentinel article about the recent campus conference on women during Hollywood's earliest days, and the paper also ran a major feature on the upcoming Shakespeare Santa Cruz production of Gretel & Hansel.

An article about tidepools in California Wild, the magazine of the California Academy of Sciences, featured John Pearse, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology and president of the academy.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel did a lengthy feature about a new book that presents oral histories of the Jim Crow era, focusing on the contributions of Paul Ortiz of community studies.

Lora Martin, director of the UC Monterey Bay Education, Science, and Technology (MBEST) Center, was quoted in a recent story about the center's development and plans for the future in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Astronomer Steven Vogt was interviewed on KSCO Radio about the new planets he and his coworkers have discovered, and he was also quoted in news stories in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and other newspapers.

Economist Lori Kletzer discussed trade-related job loss with Bay City News, a San Francisco-based wire service.

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