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January 17, 2000

Making the News

Historian Pedro Castillo fielded a call about the Bracero Program from the San Jose Mercury News.

Biologist Don Croll was featured on the radio progam Pulse of the Planet in a segment about Croll's research on penguins in Antarctica. Pulse of the Planet is broadcast on public and commercial radio stations around the world, including KUSP, KQED, KALW, and KBOQ.

A story in the Santa Cruz County Sentinel about the restoration of Long Marine Lab's blue whale skeleton and its reassembly at the Seymour Center featured quotes from campus veterinarian Dave Casper, Seymour Center director Julie Barrett Heffington, and Long Marine Lab manager Steve Davenport. The skeleton is being reassembled in preparation for the opening of the center in March. Heffington was also quoted in a Sentinel story about the formal dedication of the Seymour Center on January 15.

Psychology's Anthony Pratkanis provided morning-after analysis for the Orange County Register's coverage of how people ushered in the new millennium.

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