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Women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted in the Oakland Tribune, San Mateo Country Times, the Argus, Tri-Valley Herald, and the Daily Review in stories about the 40th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley.

Stan Woosley, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, was quoted in Science News magazine in a story about new images of a supernova remnant. Woosley was also interviewed by BBC Radio's Leading Edge" program for a story about recent x-ray flashes from space that may signal supernova explosions.

Doctoral candidate Max Boykoff of environmental studies continues to get calls on his analysis of media coverage of global warming, most recently from KSCN Radio in Los Angeles, Metro Silicon Valley, and Clean Air-Cool Planet.

Garth Illingworth, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, was quoted in a story about the Hubble Ultra Deep Field images of the early universe. The story ran in Knight-Ridder newspapers throughout the country, including the Kansas City Star, Tallahassee Democrat, Charlotte Observer, Lexington Herald, and Duluth News Tribune.

The Statesman Journal of Salem, Oregon, cited research on small-business ownership by economist Rob Fairlie in a story about Latino business networks.

Susan Schwartz, director of the Keck Seismology Laboratory, was interviewed by KSBW-TV about the recent seismic activity at Mount St. Helens volcano.

The Nation's Health covered a recent trip by Nancy Stoller of community studies, who toured prison facilities in the United Kingdom as part of her research on inmate health.

The Monterey County Herald ran a story about a talk by Jim Estes, adjunct professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, as part of Sea Otter Awareness Week.

Arts & Lectures director Michelle Witt was quoted in a Metro Santa Cruz feature on the 2004-05 performing arts season. The Santa Cruz Sentinel and Good Times also ran stories about the new lineup.

The Salinas Californian ran a story about an internship program at UCSC's Center for Adaptive Optics, featuring Lisa Hunter, CfAO's associate director of education and human resources.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.

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