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August 23, 2004

UCSC in the News

Emeritus professor of linguistics William Shipley was featured in Mother Jones magazine in an article titled "Keepers of a Lost Language" about efforts to preserve the language of Mountain Maidu.

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Stories about the awarding of a Getty campus heritage grant to UCSC appeared in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and the San Jose Mercury News and were sent out on the Associated Press news wire.

Film and Digital Media Department Chair Chip Lord was interviewed on Talk of the City, a program of Pasadena's KPCC radio, about his role as co-founder of the historic Ant Farm architectural collective.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted the work of Film and Digital Media professor L. S. Kim in bringing Hollywood film directors Alexander Payne, Justin Lin, and actress Sandra Oh to visit film classes on campus.

The Monterey Herald quoted women's studies lecturer Peggy Downes Baskin in an article about women networking to advance their business careers.

The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel ran stories about the new 2004-05 series announced by UCSC's Arts & Lectures.

Linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum was quoted in an Orlando Sentinel article, contesting claims that a study recently published in the journal Science shows that dogs can understand language.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that Music Department faculty David Evan Jones, David Cope, Paul Nauert, Hi Kyung Kim, and Karlton Hester will coordinate UCSC's new doctorate program in music composition. The Mid-County Post also featured Jones in a story about the new program.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel printed history professor Jonathan Beecher's commencement speech at Stevenson College in its entirety after observing that his comments prompted a wide range of reactions in the community.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel, Register-Pajaronian, and Monterey Herald quoted Shakespeare Santa Cruz director Paul Whitworth and Theater Arts Department chair Danny Scheie in stories about the new SSC summer season.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced the appointment of philosophy professor Ellen Suckiel as provost of Stevenson College.

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