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April 5, 2004

UCSC in the News

Associate professor of literature Kirsten Silva Gruesz was featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about the profusion of buzzwords in the field of American studies.

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The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a lengthy profile of filmmaker and community studies prof Renee Tajima-Peña on the eve of the PBS television premiere of two of her films. The San Jose Mercury News also wrote about Tajima-Peña’s work in conjunction with the broadcasts.

Sociology’s Ben Crow was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about new alternatives to traditional publications that have become available to faculty researchers.

National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program tapped sociology instructor Mike Males for comment on teen curfews.

In psychology, capital punishment expert Craig Haney was prominently quoted in a Modesto Bee article about the jurors in the trial of Scott Peterson.

The San Francisco Chronicle noted that theater arts professor Mark Franko was the choreographer of Caesura, an upcoming Bay Area production.

Psychology instructor Donald Saposnek was quoted in a Columbia News Service story that appeared in the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers about an innovative martial arts therapy that helps children with mild behavioral disorders.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that music professor Linda Burman-Hall was a judge in the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival’s second annual Youth Chamber Music Contest held at UCSC.

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