UCSC in the News
March 20, 2006
The San Jose Mercury News ran a front-page story about
a pair of peregrine falcons at the San Jose City Hall, with
quotes from Glenn Stewart of the Santa Cruz Predatory
Bird Research Group, which has installed a nest box on the building.
KSBW TV interviewed Gabriel Elkaim, assistant professor
of computer engineering, and several of his students for a story
about his Mechatronics class's public demonstration of the droids
the students designed to maneuver on a table and shoot Ping-Pong
balls at a target. The Santa Cruz Sentinel also ran a
story about the demonstration.
The San Jose Mercury News praised assistant theater
arts professor Alma Martinez in a review of the Bay Area
premiere of Nilo Cruz's 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna
in the Tropics.
Donald Croll, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary
biology, was quoted in an Associated Press story about a federal
ban on krill harvesting off the West Coast.
Indiana's Palladium-Item noted that history of consciousness
professor Angela Davis was listed in neoconservative
author and commentator David Horowitz's new book The Professors:
The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America.
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