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March 15, 2004

UCSC in the News

Astronomer Garth Illingworth was quoted in stories about the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, a spectacular new image from the Hubble Space Telescope, in Science magazine and on the web site Space.com.

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted history professor Peter Kenez in a story about the scholarly debate during the cold war about what fueled the survival of the Soviet regime.

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History of consciousness professor Angela Davis was featured in a Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin article about a speech she gave at Binghamton University urging students to make a difference.

An article in the Los Angeles Times about efforts to save the endangered Channel Islands foxes included a quote from Brian Latta, a biologist with the Predatory Bird Research Group, who is trying to remove from the island the golden eagles that have been preying on the foxes.

Women’s studies professor Bettina Aptheker contributed two reviews of books about women in Afghanistan to the Women’s Review of Books.

The Dartmouth Staff noted that American studies professor and chair Tricia Rose would deliver an address at a Northeast conference titled "Hip Hop Identities and Poetic Race Relations."

Arboretum director Dan Harder and curator Melinda Johnson were quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about gardening in a Mediterranean climate.

Music lecturer Mesut Özgen was quoted in a Register-Pajaronian article about his multimedia project "New Dimensions in Classical Guitar."

The Santa Cruz Sentinel gave a rave review to the UCSC theater production Ruy Blas, praising the "incomparable imagination" of its director, theater arts professor and department chair Danny Scheie.

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