UCSC in the News
Women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted
in a St. Petersburg Times article about the decline of
female action heroines in Hollywood.
Geophysicist Steven Ward was interviewed on KPIX TV
News (CBS, San Francisco) about the magnitude 8.7 earthquake
off the coast of Sumatra on March 28, three months after a devastating
earthquake and tsunami in the same region.
An article in the Columbus Dispatch described research
by Earth sciences graduate student Brooke Crowley to
determine the age of the Sierra Nevada range from isotope analysis
of fossil horse teeth.
Research by biologist Don Croll on the effects of foxes
introduced to the Aleutian Islands was covered in the Ventura
County Star and the Lincoln Journal Star.
The Good Times ran a feature on Barnstorm, a new student-run
production company established by the Theater Arts Department
to help ease the transition for undergraduates from academia
to the professional theater world.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran an item about a UCSC course
taught by television consultant, alumnus, and UC Santa Cruz
Foundation trustee Loren Steck, titled Working in
TV and Film, noting that theater arts professor Kathy
Foley helped come up with the idea for the class.
Music Department lecturer Ray Brown was quoted in the
Santa Cruz Sentinel about the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival.
History of consciousness professor Angela Davis was
featured in the Star-Ledger Staff and Rutgers Daily
Targum about a speaking engagement at Rutgers New Brunswick
in honor of Women's History Month.
Metro Santa Cruz ran a feature story about a new book,
titled In Memorium: Norman O. Brown, about the late UCSC
professor emeritus of humanities.
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