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UCSC in the News

May 1, 2006

A front-page story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel on stem cell research featured biologists David Feldheim and Manny Ares, as well as quotes from Chancellor Denice Denton and Ann Pace, assistant director of the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering.

Economist Yin-Wong Cheung got the last word--literally--in a U.S. News & World Report article about currency trading, likening individual traders to boxers with "one hand tied behind their back." . . . Also in economics, Michael Dooley was featured in an article in The Economist magazine about the International Monetary Fund.

ABC News featured photographs from the Philip Hyde archive at McHenry Library's Special Collections for a segment of the program This Week hosted by George Stephanopoulos, in honor of the late photographer's impact on the environmental movement. Special Collections also provided images from the Hyde archive for obituaries in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and retired University Librarian Allan Dyson was additionally quoted in the L.A. Times memoriam.

Campus veterinarian David Casper was interviewed by a camera crew working on a documentary about gray whales for the National Geographic Channel.

Astrophysicist Stan Woosley was quoted in an article in New Scientist magazine about gamma-ray bursts.

The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an interview with history professor Dana Frank about her new book Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America.

The Associated Press picked up an article by the Santa Cruz Sentinel about the organic food program at UCSC, quoting recent graduate and part-time staffer Tim Galarneau.

Metro Santa Cruz published an extensive cover story about UCSCs new Digital Arts and New Media graduate program, quoting assistant theater arts professor Ted Warburton, assistant computer science professor James Davis, assistant professor of art Ed Osborn, and assistant film and digital media professor Warren Sack

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