UCSC in the News
June 19, 2006
Pamela Perry of community studies was tapped by USA
Today for comment on generational differences in matters
of race and ethnicity. The story ran in numerous newspapers,
including the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Erik Asphaug, associate professor of Earth sciences,
was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about
the asteroid Itokawa.
Donald Potts, professor of ecology and evolutionary
biology, was interviewed by National Public Radio about the
establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National
Emily Brodsky, assistant professor of Earth sciences,
was interviewed by KCBS and KSCN radio about her research on
earthquake aftershocks, which was also covered by MSNBC.com,
LiveScience, Physics Web, and an Associated Press story
that ran in the San Jose Mercury News, Washington
Post, and other newspapers.
The San Jose Mercury News ran an article on a major
donation to UCSC of photographs by acclaimed American photographer
Brett Weston valued at more than $1 million, quoting Christine
Bunting, head of Special Collections at McHenry Library.
KSBW TV (Channel 8) interviewed Thorne Lay, professor
of Earth sciences, about a minor earthquake that was felt in
the Santa Cruz area.
Women's studies professor Bettina Aptheker was quoted
in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article on the annual Santa
Cruz pride rally.
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