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UCSC in the News

February 27, 2006

Research on climate change by James Zachos, professor of Earth sciences, was featured in stories about global warming in the Sunday Times (London), Daily Mail, the Independent, the Statesman, Irish News, BBC News, and the Columbus Dispatch.

Psychology's Anthony Pratkanis was quoted prominently in a Los Angeles Times story about Dick Cheney's recent hunting mishap and other blunders that become "defining moments" in the lives of high-profile politicians. The story was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in numerous papers, including the Macon Telegraph and the Saint Paul Pioneer Press.

The new book by coastal geologist Gary Griggs, Living with the Changing California Coast, was the main source for an article about the sand supply on San Diego beaches in the online newspaper Voice of San Diego.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that assistant professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones, a member of the city's Public Art Committee, has initiated a public art project with UCSC students for the city landfill on Dimeo Lane overlooking Monterey Bay.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story on a new book by history professor Dana Frank, about a powerful women's labor movement she discovered in Latin America.

The Aptos Times ran a profile of Frank Drake, professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted a three-day visit by Hollywood script supervisor Ana Maria Quintana to UCSC organized by assistant theater arts professor Alma Martinez.

Library development officer Margaret Gordon was quoted in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the McHenry Library expansion and renovation project.


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