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June 4 , 2007

UCSC in the News

Psychologist Elliot Aronson’s new book got a nice plug in a Newsweek column by Sharon Begley.

Major media outlets, including Money, Forbes, BusinessWeek, the New York Daily News, CNN Money, and the Washington Post, jumped to cover the latest in a series of Kauffman Foundation reports on entrepreneurship by economist Rob Fairlie.

Film and digital media professor Chip Lord contributed a Top Ten piece to the May 2007 issue of ArtForum.

Marine biologist Vicki Pearse was featured in stories in the Columbus Dispatch, UPI wire service,, and about a new species of sea anemone she discovered that lives on whale carcasses.

Jim Leap, manager of the UCSC Farm, was profiled in the Santa Cruz Sentinel in a story that highlighted his commitment to sustainable agriculture.

A New Scientist magazine story about a theory that prehistoric inhabitants of North America were wiped out by a catastrophic comet impact included quotes from paleontologist Paul Koch.

The Des Moines Register ran an article about a commencement address by history of consciousness professor Angela Davis at Grinnell College, where she said that today's students need to "blaze new paths" in the fight for social justice.

The Santa Cruz Good Times described an exhibit created by students in assistant art professor Elliot Anderson’s Intro to Computer Art class, on display at the downtown Museum of Art and History.

The Monterey Herald noted that music lecturer Mesut Ozgen, a guitar faculty member at UCSC since 1998, has long been a strong advocate of new music.

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