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Associate professor of literature Karen Yamashita was featured in a Minneapolis Star Tribune article about her four works of fiction prior to an appearance at Macalester College in St. Paul.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran an article about UCSC's New Teacher Center being awarded a $1.5 million contract to evaluate school districts' programs for teachers.

American studies professor George Lipsitz was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Mexican pop music superstar Gloria Trevi.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker, covering her address to the 10th annual Monterey County Women's Multicultural Conference where she noted that reproductive choice “is a human right.”

The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that literature professor Susan Gillman received an honorable mention from the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) for her book Blood Talk: American Race Melodrama and the Culture of the Occult.

Kentucky's Courier-Journal quoted history of consciousness professor Angela Davis about her role in the development of a new endowed chair in race, class, gender, and sexuality at the University of Louisville.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel and Good Times ran feature stories on theater arts lecturer Don Williams who was honored at this year's Calabash Awards for his contributions to ethnic arts in Santa Cruz County. The Metro Santa Cruz and Watsonville Register-Pajaronian also announced his award.

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