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October 27, 2003

UCSC in the News

Slawek Tulaczyk, associate professor of Earth sciences, was featured in a Los Angeles Times article about changes in California's glaciers. While Sierra Nevada glaciers are in rapid retreat, those on Mt. Shasta are growing. The story also ran in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Mateo County Times, Boston Globe, and Dallas-Fort Worth Star Telegram.

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Chancellor M.R.C. Greenwood and Nancy Aebersold, director of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), were quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about the launch of the first northern California web site for jobs in higher education -- founded by UCSC. Articles also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Business Journal, Contra Costa Times and Santa Cruz Sentinel, and the story was additionally covered by KGO, KLIV, and KSCO radio.

UCSC was mentioned in a pair of articles in the San Francisco Chronicle about efforts to foster interdisciplinary collaborations at top universities. Michael Isaacson, associate dean of research and graduate studies in the engineering school, was quoted in one of the stories.

The New York Times profiled American studies professor and department chair Tricia Rose in an article titled "Class with the ‘Ph.D. Diva.’"

Adjunct professor of computer science Arthur Keller was featured in a segment on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer about Wi-Fi (wireless Internet) networks.

KSBW-TV interviewed statistician David Draper for a story about the California Lottery.

A story in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal about UCSC's partnership with NASA Ames in a University Affiliated Research Center included quotes from Chancellor M.R.C. Greenwood and William Berry, deputy director of the Silicon Valley Center.

Daniel Costa, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in a story about the effects of sonar on whales that ran in a large number of newspapers, including the Contra Costa Times, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, Lexington Herald Leader, Miami Herald, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Saint Paul Pioneer Press, San Jose Mercury News, and San Diego Union Tribune. Costa was also quoted in a related story that ran in the San Francisco Chronicle.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran an article quoting music lecturer Irene Herrmann about Paul Bowles on Music, a new book she coedited of music criticism by the renowned author.

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