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Physicist David Smith was quoted in stories about his research on terrestrial gamma-ray flashes in New Scientist magazine, the Washington Times, and online news sites Discovery News, MSNBC, Science Daily, SpaceRef, and Space Daily.

The Monterey County Herald ran a feature story on women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker covering her address as the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Monterey County Women's Multicultural Conference.

Biologist Glenn Stewart from the Predatory Bird Research Group was featured in coverage of peregrine falcons nesting on the PG&E building in San Francisco in the San Francisco Chronicle, KGO and KTVU television news, and KGO Radio.

Mary Silver, professor of ocean sciences, was quoted in stories about harmful algal blooms in Monterey Bay that ran in the San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey County Herald, Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, and Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Raleigh's News & Observer quoted American studies professor Tricia Rose in an article about the battle to fight highly sexualized and degrading representations of black women in the media.

The Good Times featured Roberto Manduchi, assistant professor of computer engineering, and graduate student Dan Yuan in a story about their efforts to develop assistive technology for the blind.

Astronomer Greg Laughlin was quoted in a National Geographic article about the search for other planets like our own.

Writing lecturer Conn Hallinan contributed an editorial piece about foreign policy and China to

Astronomer Stan Woosley was featured in widespread media coverage of a study by other researchers on supermassive stars, including stories in the New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Houston Chronicle, Contra Costa Times, and Astronomy magazine. Woosley was also interviewed on National Public Radio's Morning Edition.

The Vanderbilt Hustler ran a feature on a visit by history of consciousness professor Angela Davis to Vanderbilt University during its Black History Month celebration.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.

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