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UCSC in the News

March 13, 2006

Astrophysicist Stan Woosley was quoted in stories in the Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer about a recently detected gamma-ray burst.

The Washington Post reviewed a new book by history professor Bruce Levine, Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War, calling it “brilliantly researched and persuasively argued.”

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about Mary Silver, professor of ocean sciences, and her research on algal toxins in Monterey Bay.

The Honolulu Advertiser quoted art lecturer Paul Rangell in a story about the Honolulu Printmakers 78th Annual Exhibition for which he served as juror and visiting artist.

An article in the Mid-County Post on the long-range development plan for Long Marine Lab included quotes from LML manager Steve Davenport and Seymour Center director Julie Barrett Heffington.

University Librarian Virginia Steel was quoted in a Register-Pajaronian article about a $100,000 gift from the Hugh Stuart Center Charitable Trust in San Jose to create a new California History Room in McHenry Library's Special Collections. The Santa Cruz Sentinel also announced the gift.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran an article about upcoming performances by New York's David Dorfman Dance company, noting the collaboration between UCSC's Arts & Lectures program and the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz to bring arts education into the community.

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