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The Chronicle of Higher Education ran a story about the new Engineering 2 Building in its campus architecture supplement, with a quote from Peyman Milanfar, associate professor of electrical engineering.

Research by biologist Don Croll on the effects of foxes introduced to the Aleutian Islands was covered in the Christian Science Monitor, Miami Herald, and Duluth News Tribune.

Black Enterprise reported the results of economist Rob Fairlie's research for the Small Business Administration on black self-employment rates.

Laser Focus World ran a story about Roberto Manduchi, assistant professor of computer engineering, and his work on a laser-based assistive device for the blind.

A story in New Scientist magazine on the use of femtosecond lasers by cell biologists includes the work of a team led by Yishi Jin, professor of molecular, cell, and developmental biology.

Geophysicist Steven Ward was quoted in another article about tsunamis, this time in Science World magazine.

The Herald-Sun in Durham, North Carolina, wrote about the school district's partnership with the New Teacher Center to provide mentors for novice teachers.

Physicist Hartmut Sadrozinski was quoted in a story in the San Luis Obispo Tribune about a weather balloon project for high school students organized by the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics.

William Berry, managing director of the University Affiliated Research Center at NASA Ames, was quoted in a San Jose Business Journal story about the NASA Ames Research Center.

The Asbury Park Press (New Jersey) ran a feature on history of consciousness professor Angela Davis prior to her appearance at Rutgers University to speak on the role of American women in transforming culture, history, and politics. And Metro Santa Cruz ran a story about jazz singer Billie Holiday, quoting from Davis's book, Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday.

Michael Riordan, adjunct professor of physics, was quoted in a New York Times story about Moore's Law.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about biologist Melissa Jurica, who won a prestigious Searle Scholarship.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about the peregrine falcons released at Long Marine Lab, with quotes from Glenn Stewart of the Predatory Bird Research Group.

Research by environmental toxicologist Roberto Gwiazda on the impact of household lead hazard control measures on blood lead levels in children was reported in Health & Medicine Week, Hematology Week, Life Science Weekly, Science Letter, Lab & Health Weekly, Lab Law Weekly, and other newsletters.

Metro Santa Cruz published a story about music lecturer Mesut Özgen's use of classical Turkish melodies in his original compositions for classical guitar.

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