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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.

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The Houston Chronicle quoted American studies professor Dana Frank in an article about Ecuador and the globalization of the banana industry.

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 islands.

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."

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