UCSC in the News
November 6, 2006
Acting Chancellor George Blumenthal was interviewed
on the KUSP program Talk of the Bay about town-gown relations,
student protests, campus growth, and other challenges facing
the university (listen).
Astronomer Steven Vogt was featured in an article in
Discover magazine about the search for Earthlike planets,
and a cover story on planet hunters in Smithsonian magazine
includes quotes from astronomer Gregory Laughlin. Both
stories were written by Robert Irion, director of UCSC's
Science Communication Program.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a full-page feature story
on Intimate Politics, the new memoir by nationally renowned
feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about astronomer
Michael Bolte, who was recently appointed director of
UC Observatories/Lick Observatory.
The Buffalo News described Language Log, a blog
created by linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum and
University of Pennsylvania phonetics professor Mark Liberman,
in a story about the linguistic crimes and misdemeanors committed
The Mid-County Post ran a story about research by environmental
toxicologist Donald Smith on lead poisoning in condors.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted Arts & Lectures director
Michelle Witt in a story about the new 2006-07 season.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted the publication of Bodies
in the Making, a new book of essays coedited by UC professors
Helene Moglen and Nancy Chen, based on a conference
presented by UCSC's Institute for Advanced Feminist Research.
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