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Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004
Vol. 9, No. 7

Six members of ITS management team introduced

Washington Post quotes Lori Kletzer on widening income gap


UCSC in the News

Economist Lori Kletzer was quoted in a Washington Post article about the widening income gap and job insecurity caused by the movement of U.S. jobs overseas.

Fellow economist and interim social sciences dean Michael Hutchison gave a talk about East Asian capital flows that was covered by the Edmonton (Canada) Journal, and he appeared on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio.

David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering, and postdoctoral researcher Gill Bejerano were featured in a story in Genome Technology magazine about the "ultraconserved sequences" they discovered in the human, mouse, and rat genomes. Genome Technology also mentioned research on a nanopore device by David Deamer, professor and chair of biomolecular engineering, in a story about new DNA sequencing technologies.

Former history of consciousness chair Gary Lease was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about his recent appointment as interim dean of the humanities.

Politics prof Dan Wirls was quoted by Reuters in a story about minorities who are running for U.S. Senate.

Anthropologist Alison Galloway’s testimony in the trial of Scott Peterson was widely reported by the media, including the Associated Press, the Contra Costa Times, and the San Jose Mercury News.

Planetary scientist Erik Asphaug was tapped to answer a question about craters on the moon for the "Strange But True" syndicated news column by Bill and Rich Sones, which runs in dozens of newspapers, including the Deseret Morning News.

Sociology’s Marcia Millman was interviewed by the Salinas Californian for a story about her new book about sisters.

The Associated Press picked up the news about the USDA grant that will support agroecology researchers’ work with Central Coast farmers, quoting environmental studies prof Carol Shennan, and the Salinas Californian ran a brief item about the project.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted associate professor of philosophy Robert Goff in a story about longtime New Yorker magazine staff writer and UCSC alumnus Lawrence Weschler.

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