June 28, 2004
UCSC in the News
American studies professor and department chair Tricia Rose was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about efforts to involve the hip-hop generation in mainstream politics. The Chronicle also quoted American studies professor Judy Yung in a piece about the Bay Areas Square and Circle Club, one of the oldest Chinese women's service organizations in the United States.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ran a beautifully illustrated
story about the Science Illustration Program and its transfer to
UCSC Extension due to state budget cuts. Program coordinator Ann Caudle
and several of this year's students were quoted in the story.
Slate magazines recent article about the nations on-again, off-again love affair with milk mentioned work by sociologist Melanie DuPuis.
The marine natural products research of Phil Crews, professor
of chemistry, is included in an article about the search for medicines
from the sea in the May issue of Smithsonian magazine.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a piece about UCSC alum Kent Nagano choosing music professor and Arts Division dean Edward Houghtons new transcription of a Renaissance mass by composer Johannes Ockeghem to open the 2004 Ojai Music Festival.
The New York Times ran a story about the folded paper structures illustrating mathematical principles (now called "computational origami") that were created by the late David Huffman, who was a professor of computer science at UCSC. One expert in the field describes Huffman's work as "awesome." His daughter Elise Huffman, a senior graphic artist with UCSC Extension, is quoted in the story, as is Michael Tanner, professor emeritus and a former colleague of Huffman's at UCSC.
The San Francisco Chronicle featured Alan Chadwick Garden manager Orin Martin in a story about the array of citrus that can be cultivated year-round by home gardeners.
The (Syracuse, N.Y.) Post-Standard cited a study by sociologist Mike Males in its coverage of a teen curfew proposal, and Males penned an opinion piece for the Santa Cruz Sentinel that cited misconceptions about local rates of teen violence, suicide, and drug abuse.
Peter Raimondi, professor and chair of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in an article about proposals for a desalination plant on Monterey Bay in Metro Santa Cruz. Raimondi has studied the potential impacts of a desalination plant on marine life.
The Santa Cruz Metro praised the Music Departments growing opera program in a review that credited music lecturer Brian Staufenbiel and Professor Nicole Paiement with leading an inspiring production of Kurt Weills Street Scene.
Francisco Hernandez was quoted in a California Journal article about the impact of UC fee hikes on low-income students.
A recent "On the Bay" column in the Watsonville Register-Pajaronian discussed research on blue whales by Don Croll, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.
The (Massachusetts) Sunday Telegram profiled organic farmer Joe Lambro, a graduate of the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture.