UCSC in the News
November 14, 2005
An Associated Press story deconstructing the withdrawal of
Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers quoted politics professor
Research on the source of lead contamination in chocolate by
environmental toxicologists Charley Rankin, Russell
Flegal, and others was covered in Science News magazine
and the Chicago Tribune.
The Register-Pajaronian covered a visit by Harvard physicist
Lisa Randall to Watsonville High School, sponsored by Arts &
Lectures, to help celebrate the investiture of Chancellor
Time magazine interviewed a number of people on campus
for its story about the nationwide student movement to help
preserve family farming by serving locally grown food in campus
An article in New Scientist magazine about a NASA proposal
for how to deflect an Earth-bound asteroid included a quote
from Erik Asphaug, associate professor of Earth sciences.
National Public Radio interviewed film expert B. Ruby Rich
of community studies about the new Palestinian movie Paradise
Now, which explores the motives of suicide bombers.
Assistant professor of theater arts Patty Gallagher
was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about a
new Cirque du Soleil show that pays homage to clowns.
Oregon's Register-Guard noted that soprano Maria Jette
tracked down UCSC music lecturer Irene Herrmann, the
executrix of author/composer Paul Bowles's musical estate, in
search of rare material to perform in concert.
The Register-Pajaronian ran a story on the $195,452
grant awarded to professor of English and comparative literature
Murray Baumgarten from the National Endowment for the
Humanities to fund a summer institute for college and university
teachers in Venice, Italy.
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