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February 16, 2004

UCSC in the News

Astronomer Garth Illingworth was quoted in a New York Times story about a pair of reports from an anonymous NASA engineer disputing the agency's official justification for canceling maintenance missions to the Hubble Space Telescope. Illingworth is a member of one of the Hubble camera teams and is on a committee that advises NASA on space science.

Film and Digital Media Department chair and professor Chip Lord appeared on a KRON-TV Sunday morning news show in San Francisco to discuss a retrospective of the Ant Farm architecture collective at the Berkeley Art Museum.

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Paul Ortiz of community studies was interviewed by KAZU Radio about Kevin Cooper, the death row inmate whose execution was postponed to allow for further review.

Margaret Delaney, professor of ocean sciences, was quoted in a story in the Oregonian about the importance of ocean research.

Psychology's Jean Fox Tree hosted a KCBS Radio reporter who came to campus to do a story about her work on speech comprehension.

Glaciologist Slawek Tulaczyk, an assistant professor of Earth sciences, was quoted in a story in the Mt. Shasta News about the glaciers on Mt. Shasta, which are growing while Sierra Nevada glaciers shrink.

Economist Rob Fairlie was recently interviewed by a reporter from the Dow Jones News Service, who was interested in learning about entrepreneurship among disadvantaged groups.

Linda Locatelli, manager of the campus plant growth facilities, was featured in an article about orchids in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Mike Males of sociology was quoted in an Orange County Register article about teens and how they're perceived by adults.

Roland Tharp of the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence was quoted in the Star Tribune of Minneapolis about the seamless introduction of Hmong culture into the school curriculum.

Art Pearl, professor emeritus of education, was quoted in the Monterey County Herald about the value of prison education programs.

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