UCSC in the News

UCSC in the News is a weekly column summarizing prominent media placements UCSC faculty, staff, and students have received.

Media coverage of recent firebombings targeting UCSC science researchers has been widespread across the country. Below is a sampling of editorial comments published about the incidents.

Santa Cruz Sentinel editorial: As We See It


San Francisco Chronicle editorial: Firebombing shows the danger of domestic terror


Inside Higher Education: After Attacks on Researchers, Caution and Steadfastness


SF Chronicle columnist: The war on scientists in America


National Institutes of Health: Statement on Recent Terrorism at University of California, Santa Cruz


On other topics:

San Francisco Chronicle theater critic Robert Hurwitt reviewed two productions in the 2008 Shakespeare Santa Cruz summer festival. Reviews of Shakespeare Santa Cruz productions also appeared in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Francisco Examiner, Metro Santa Cruz, Good Times, and San Jose Mercury News.

San Jose Mercury News writer Lisa Krieger gave a thumbs up to the newly revised edition of The Natural History of the UC Santa Cruz Campus, edited by Tonya Haff, Martha Brown, and W. Breck Tyler. The first edition was written in 1982 by the late professor of natural history Kenneth Norris.

The San Francisco Chronicle noted that the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop will perform the West Coast premiere of Michael Daugherty's Troyjam, narrated by Shakespeare Santa Cruz artistic director Marco Barricelli.

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