June 19, 2000
Making the News
An article in Chemical
and Engineering News featured the research of professor of chemistry and
biochemistry Glenn Millhauser. Millhauser and his coworkers are using a technique
called electron spin resonance to study protein structures.
Patricia Zavella of community studies was quoted in an article in the Arizona Republic on machismo and Latino culture. The article was reprinted in the Mexico City News.
Research astronomer and operations manager at Lick Observatory Remington Stone appeared on KNAX's Good Morning Sacramento, the top-rated morning television show in the Sacramento area. The show did a live broadcast from Lick Observatory in May, and Stone served as the gracious host.
A final project in an art class taught by Nobuho Nagasawa turned into a
memorable Good Times cover June 8. The cover story, about Y2K graduates, was
illustrated by an image of five students walking off into a grassy meadow, carrying
tool boxes and wearing short-sleeved blue workshirts. The props were part of the
students' final project, for which they each designed individual artworks to give
to their classmates and Nagasawa. The toolboxes were a gift from Nagasawa. The students
pictured were Peter Hokama, Virgina Kleker, Sean Horchy, Amy Bunker, and Holly
Elaine Wheeler of UC's online college prep program was interviewed by reporters
from wired.com and Crosstalk.