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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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