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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 by politicians.

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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