UCSC in the News
October 16, 2006
Michael Mateas, assistant professor of computer science,
is prominently featured in a lengthy article about video games
in the Atlantic
UCSC Foundation trustee and renowned photographer Frans
Lanting is featured on the Apple
Pro web site. The profile
focuses on Lanting's latest project, "Life: A Journey Through
Time," and his conversion midway through the project to
Water expert Brent Haddad of environmental studies appeared
on National Public Radio's Science Friday program as
part of a discussion of national and international water issues.
An article in Technology Review on efforts to develop
cheap, fast genome sequencing features biochemist David Deamer.
Jonathan Fox of Latin American and Latino studies was
quoted in a Monterey Herald article about the Mexican
government's ban on U.S.-grown lettuce, most of which is produced
American Theatre magazine noted Shakespeare Santa
Cruz's 25th anniversary and described the two local exhibits
honoring this milestone.
Biology graduate student Michael Weise discussed his
work with sea lions in an episode of the PBS television series
Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Adventures.
David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering,
was quoted in a story in New Scientist about comparisons
of human and Neanderthal DNA.
New Scientist also ran a feature story on cosmology
with quotes from physicist Anthony Aguirre.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch ran a story about biologist
Terrie Williams and her research on the physiology of
Seismologist Thorne Lay was quoted in a story on Inside
Bay Area about North Korea's test of a nuclear device.
Stories about the Packard Fellowship awarded to astronomer
Constance Rockosi ran in Bay City News and the Santa
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about a project
led by astronomer Gregory Laughlin that invites public
participation in the search for new planets.
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