UCSC in the News
January 29, 2007
Economist Lori Kletzer was interviewed by
The Economist magazine for an article about globalization's
Lisa Sloan, professor of Earth and planetary
sciences, was prominently featured in a series of articles on
climate change in the Contra Costa Times, San Jose Mercury News,
and Vallejo Times Herald.
The Chicago Tribune featured linguistics professor
Geoffrey Pullum in an article about a linguistic
urban legend: that Eskimos have countless words for "snow."
Assistant dean of the arts Keith Muscutt was featured
in the Los Angeles Times, DailyIndia.com, Hindustan Times,
and in a Santa Cruz Sentinel front-page story about the discovery
of a previously unknown pre-Columbian ruin in Peru.
Robert Fairlie, also of economics, appeared in a
CNN Money story about business ownership, saying the recent
fluctuations of the labor market may have prompted displaced technology
professionals to turn to entrepreneurship.
Psychology's Faye Crosby was quoted in a Business Week
story about mentoring.
Stephen McCabe, research and education coordinator at
the Arboretum, was quoted in an article in the San Jose Mercury News
about the effects of freezing temperatures on area gardens.
The Gainesville Sun of Florida discussed the work of
Paul Ortiz of community studies in an article that
appeared before Ortiz gave a public talk about his new book
The "clue crew" for the TV show Jeopardy
spent several hours shooting video at the Seymour Marine
Discovery Center last week for a program that will air several
months from now.
An article in the San Francisco Chronicle about the idea
of multiple universes includes quotes from cosmologist
Physics graduate student Jeff Jones was featured
in an article about dark matter in the universe on PhysOrg.com.
Research on raindrop formation by climate scientists Patrick Chuang
and Jennifer Small was featured on LiveScience.com,
Monsters & Critics, and UPI newswire.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that UCSC received two gifts
valued at $350,000 to create a global cyber café and reading
garden at McHenry Library.
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