September 22, 2003
UCSC in the News
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about a meeting of engineering
faculty with Silicon Valley technology leaders to discuss data storage
solutions. Computer scientists Darrell Long, Scott Brandt, and
Ethan Miller were featured in the story.
The Houston Chronicle quoted American studies professor Dana
Frank in an article about Ecuador and the globalization of the banana
Astrophysicist Stan Woosley was interviewed on campus by a PBS TV production crew working on a program for the science documentary series NOVA. The production crew had previously interviewed astronomer Sandra Faber, a consultant for the program, at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii.
Cathy Sandeen, vice provost and dean of UC Santa Cruz Extension, penned an opinion piece on the importance of lifelong learning for the Silicon Valley Biz Ink. She was also the subject of a Q. & A. in a special issue of the India Post devoted to UC Santa Cruz Extension and its services in Silicon Valley.
The Chicago Tribune quoted American studies professor Tricia
Rose in an article about fashion and the music industry.
Environmental toxicology graduate student Myra Finkelstein was
quoted in an article in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin about her research
on lead poisoning of albatross chicks on Midway Atoll. Finkelstein found
the chicks are eating paint chips flaking off of old buildings on the
The Argus Leader noted an appearance by assistant theater arts professor Alma Martinez at the University of South Dakota to discuss "The Myth of the Hollywood Latino Stereotype."