Professor of history Dana Frank contributed an op-ed piece titled "President Obama's Honduran Test" to the San Francisco Chronicle about the military coup in Honduras.

Wildlife biologist Tim Tinker was quoted in San Francisco Chronicle and Santa Cruz Sentinel stories and on KCBS Radio about the annual survey of the sea otter population.

Professor of literature and history Nathaniel Deutsch was quoted in an Associated Press article about the struggle of Mandean-Americans from Iraq to preserve their culture in the United States.

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a profile of art alumna Caitlin Williams Freeman, who as pastry chef for a new café at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, creates desserts that pay homage to works of art featured in the museum.

The Seattle Times profiled theater arts/psychology alumna Judy Wexler, a former actress who has recently been praised by critics as one of the most compelling new jazz singers performing today.

Jazz News reported that legendary Indian musician and former UCSC distinguished adjunct professor of music Ali Akbar Khan died at 87.




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