UCSC in the News
Sandra Faber, University Professor of astronomy and
astrophysics, was a guest on National Public Radio's Talk
of the Nation/Science Friday for a discussion of the future
of the Hubble Space Telescope.
SeniorJournal.com picked up on recent work by psychology's
Mara Mather, who published research about age-related
memory processes that suggest that older adults "accentuate
the positive"' in their memories.
Michael Riordan, adjunct professor of physics, was quoted
in the Wall Street Journal in a story about the rise
and fall of AT&T and the achievements of AT&T's Bell
Agroecology postgraduate researcher Phil Howard continues
to field media queries about his survey of food consumers, most
recently from KSCO Radio.
Nancy Chen of anthropology appeared live on a Chicago
radio program, discussing biotechnology in China as part of
a discussion of modernity in China.
The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel
ran stories about the Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group's
education and outreach program, with quotes from biologist Glenn
Stewart. KION TV has also contacted Stewart and arranged
to cover his upcoming visit to a school in Pacific Grove.
Economist Rob Fairlie, who conducted a survey of self-employment
rates for the Small Business Association, was contacted by the
Herald News of New Jersey for a story about immigrant-owned
PhD recipientJames Todd was among the anthropologists
quoted in a lighthearted Washington Post analysis of
the Super Bowl spectacle.
Manuel Pastor of Latin American and Latino studies was
tapped for comment by the San Jose Mercury News for a
story about the widening economic gap in Silicon Valley.
An article in the Monterey Herald on efforts to improve
local tsunami preparedness included quotes from geophysicist
The Pajaro Valley edition of the Santa Cruz Sentinel
ran a front-page story about the completion of a series on the
agricultural history of Santa Cruz by the University Library's
Regional History Project.
Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in
the News" columns.
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