UCSC in the News
October 31, 2005
Film critic B. Ruby Rich of community studies was quoted
in Variety about Brokeback Mountain, a new film
about two gay cowboys that's due in theaters in December. Rich's
article about the film appeared in The Guardian and was
reprinted in the Sydney Morning Herald. She was also
interviewed by National Public Radio about Paradise Now,
a film by Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad. Rich wrote a
review of that film for the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
Associate professor of history David Anthony was quoted
in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about the passing of
civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
Economist Rob Fairlie's research on the digital divide
received broad play on KCBS Radio and was featured in a page-one
story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, as well as in Education
Interim humanities dean Gary Lease was quoted in the
Santa Cruz Sentinel in an article about foreign-language
instruction at UCSC.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel tapped economists Michael
Hutchison and Mike Dooley for comment about Ben Bernanke,
President Bush's choice to succeed Alan Greenspan as chair of
the Federal Reserve Board.
Kip Tellez of education was featured in a Santa
Cruz Sentinel article about Teach for America.
Insidebayarea.com interviewed psychology professor Craig
Haney for a story about public opinion on the death penalty.
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