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March 5, 2007

Associate professor of literature Louis Chude-Sokei contributed an article to the editorial pages of the Los Angeles Times about the recent controversy over the racial identity of Barack Obama.

Research led by environmental toxicologist Donald Smith was featured in a New Scientist magazine article about the threat to California condors from lead bullets.

The Korea Herald cited music professors Hi Kyung Kim and David Cope in an article about how Western composers are reviving Korean music by developing new repertoires for the "gayageum," an 1,800-year-old, 12-stringed, traditional Korean instrument.

Computer engineer Jose Renau was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the Sun OpenSPARC Center of Excellence at UCSC.

Geologist Gary Griggs was quoted in an article in the San Jose Mercury News about plans for a seawall in the Pleasure Point area.

Associate professor of music Karlton Hester appeared on WCPN and KPOO radio programs to discuss his book Bigotry and the Afrocentric ‘Jazz’ Evolution.

An article about supercomputers on included quotes from Joel Primack, professor of physics.

San Luis Obispo’s The Tribune reported that history of consciousness professor Angela Davis would headline Cal Poly’s Women’s History Month celebration.

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