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October 20, 2003

UCSC in the News

Chancellor M.R.C. Greenwood was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article on the $500,000 the campus has raised recently for student scholarships. Kenneth Feingold, chair of the UC Santa Cruz Foundation, also talked to the reporter about alumni contributions.

Economist David Kaun fielded numerous interview requests about the recall election, including a query from Semana magazine in Bogota, Colombia. He also appeared on radio stations KAAA and KZZZ in Bullhead City, Arizona; WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky; WPKN in Bridgeport, Connecticut; and Radio Free Santa Cruz locally.

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The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story on the success the men's soccer team is having this season--they're ranked no. 13 in the NCAA Division III. Senior Dan Chamberlain, junior Eric Bucchere, and coach Paul Holocher were interviewed for the story.

Susanne Jonas of Latin American and Latino studies was interviewed by the Orange County Register for a story about Guatemalan immigrant communities in the United States.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel and the Register-Pajaronian ran articles about the first Master of Fine Arts degree program in Digital Arts/New Media to be offered at UCSC.

Sociology’s Craig Reinarman has appeared on local television several times to discuss medical marijuana.

Music Department lecturer Peter Elsea was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about electronic music.

Economist Lori Kletzer appeared on KUSP’s Talk of the Bay program to discuss trade liberalization and job loss.

The Good Times extensively quoted associate professor of history Dilip Basu in an article about famed Indian film director Satyajit Ray.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that UCSC received a $100,000 humanities grant for a five-week summer seminar for college teachers that will focus on the writing of Charles Dickens.

The San Jose Mercury News noted two memorial events at UCSC to honor the late Mel Wong, professor of dance in the Theater Arts Department since 1989.

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