UCSC in the News
February 20, 2006
David Deamer, professor of chemistry and biochemistry,
was featured in stories about research on the origins of life
in the Economist magazine, London Times, Science Now,
and the BBC News web site.
Pamela Perry of community studies was quoted in a USA
Today article about the role of race in young relationships, noting
developmental differences among high school and college students.
The article appeared in numerous other papers, including the
Economist Rob Fairlie's study of employer-funded health
care mandates, like the recently passed "Wal-Mart Bill"
in Maryland, got widespread coverage in publications that included
Managed Care Law, Law & Health Weekly, Obesity, Fitness
& Wellness Week, Life Science Weekly, Science Letter, Health
& Medicine Week, and Managed Care Weekly Digest.
Fairlie found that bills that target large businesses fail to
make a dent in the number of uninsured.
The Turkish Daily News ran a story on the music and
career of music lecturer and guitarist Mesut Özgen.
Gretchen Andreasen, director of the CalTeach Resource
Center, was interviewed on radio stations KGO and KCBS about
the launch of UCSC's California Teach program.
Theater arts professor and Shakespeare Santa Cruz (SSC) artistic
director Paul Whitworth was featured in a Santa Cruz
Sentinel article about SSC's 25th anniversary season.
James Gill, professor of Earth sciences, was featured
in a story about his research on undersea volcanoes in the Mid-County
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