- December 22, 2010
National Geographic News ran a story about research by planetary scientists Francis Nimmo and Guillaume Robuchon on the possibility of an ocean beneath Pluto's frozen surface.
- December 13, 2010
Astronomer Steve Vogt's discovery of a potentially habitable planet was featured in Parade magazine's list of "2010's Most Amazing Discoveries" ... and more.
- December 08, 2010
A New York Times article about how DDT may be affecting condors mentioned research led by environmental toxicologist Myra Finkelstein ... and more.
- November 29, 2010
Stories about the winners of the 2010 National Book Awards in many major media outlets noted that literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita was a finalist in the Fiction category for her novel I Hotel ... and more.
- November 23, 2010
Environmental studies department chair Daniel Press and two UCSC students were featured in a video news report looking into renewable energy certificates.
- November 16, 2010
Biomolecular engineer David Haussler was among 10 experts tapped by the New York Times for a feature on "What's Next in Science"... and more.
- November 08, 2010
The New York Times quoted UCSC alumna Marti Noxon about her work with Steven Spielberg on I Am Number Four ... and more.
- October 25, 2010
News that literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita was nominated for a 2010 National Book Award was reported in media across the country, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Minnesota Public Radio, Washington Post, and Santa Cruz Sentinel.
- October 19, 2010
The New York Times quoted sociology professor Paul Lubeck in an article on a spate of religiously motivated killings in northern Nigeria ... and more.
- October 11, 2010
Garrison Keillor, host of A Prairie Home Companion, read a poem by humanities lecturer Gary Young on The Writer’s Almanac, his daily radio program broadcast to over 300 public radio stations around the country ... and more.
- September 30, 2010
The announcement that UC Santa Cruz astronomer Steven Vogt and a team of scientists have discovered a planet with the potential to support life captured international news attention and sparked the imaginations of millions. Here is a selection of some of the most notable coverage. Nearly 1,000 news outlets reported the findings within the first 24 hours.
- September 28, 2010
Research and activities of UC Santa Cruz professors and students generated a great deal of media coverage as the summer came to a close.
- August 16, 2010
The New York Times quoted economics professor and department chair Carl Walsh extensively in an analysis of options open to the Federal Reserve in light of a slowing recovery...
- August 06, 2010
Environmental Studies postdoctoral researcher Winifred Frick's paper in the journal Science that predicts a regional extinction within 20 years of the little brown bat generated widespread publicity across the country and internationally
- July 27, 2010
Astronomer Mark Krumholz was quoted by multiple news outlets about a discovery by other researchers of what may be the heaviest star ever detected
- July 19, 2010
Politics Department chair Daniel Wirls discussed his book Irrational Security on <b>WYPR,</b> the Baltimore NPR news station
- July 13, 2010
The <b>Wall Street Journal</b> reviewed literature lecturer William Nickell's new book detailing Tolstoy's death
- July 06, 2010
An article in <b>Nature</b> about genome science included quotes from biomolecular engineer David Haussler
- June 28, 2010
The <b>Silicon Valley Business Journal</b> ran a profile of Gordon Ringold, newly appointed director of Silicon Valley Initiatives
- June 22, 2010
The <b>San Francisco Chronicle</b> published an extensive feature story about the new Grateful Dead Archivist, Nicholas Meriwether
- June 15, 2010
"Eco friendly" UC Santa Cruz was highlighted in <b>U.S. News & World Report</b>
- June 07, 2010
The Kavli Prize awarded to astronomer Jerry Nelson was covered by the <b>New York Times</b> and other news outlets
- June 02, 2010
The <b>San Francisco Chronicle</b> gave a rave review to literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita's new novel I Hotel
- May 24, 2010
<b>Slate</b> magazine ran a feature story about music professor David Cope, inventor of the world's most musically creative computer program
- May 19, 2010
A study of global lizard extinctions led by biologist Barry Sinervo received global media attention
- May 10, 2010
Biomolecular engineer Ed Green was featured in widespread coverage of the Neanderthal genome and evidence that humans interbred with Neanderthals
- May 04, 2010
A <b>New York Times</b> story about the reactions of scientists to the television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" included a quote from Bruce Margon, vice chancellor for research
- April 26, 2010
Social psychologist Thomas Pettigrew was quoted in the April 9 edition of the <b>Christian Science Monitor</b> in an article about race, slavery and the causes of the Civil War
- April 21, 2010
Amid widespread coverage of a new discovery of ancient hominid fossils in South Africa, geologist Daniel Farber was quoted in stories from <b>UPI, LiveScience, Yahoo News,</b> and <b>FoxNews.com</b>
- April 12, 2010
The <b>New York Times</b> reported the appointment of Nicholas Meriwether as the library's new archivist for the Grateful Dead Archive
- April 06, 2010
<b>Rolling Stone</b> magazine featured an article on UCSC's Grateful Dead Archive
- March 22, 2010
Seismologist Emily Brodsky was interviewed on <b>National Public Radio's Morning Edition</b> on the subject of whether big earthquakes increase seismic activity
- March 15, 2010
<b>New Scientist</b> and <b>Popular Science</b> magazines ran stories about research by planetary scientist Don Korycansky on possible consequences of trying to blow up an asteroid heading toward Earth
- March 08, 2010
The <b>Los Angeles Times</b> featured a story on the opening of the first large-scale exhibition of materials from the Grateful Dead Archive in New York
- February 28, 2010
Multiple news outlets, including <b>Discovery News, National Geographic News,</b> and <b>FoxNews.com,</b> quoted astronomers Douglas Lin and Jonathan Fortney in stories about their study of a massive planet being devoured by its sun
- February 23, 2010
<b>NPR's "Day to Day"</b> program featured environmental studies professor Chris Wilmers in a report on tracking mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains
- February 16, 2010
Chancellor George Blumenthal was quoted in a <b>Los Angeles Times</b> article on the commission examining the future of the University of California
- February 07, 2010
Biologist James Estes was quoted in an <b>Associated Press</b> article about conflicts between sea otters and fishermen in Southern California that ran in the <b>New York Times</b>
- January 31, 2010
Sociologist Andrew Szasz was quoted in the <b><i>Los Angeles Times</b></i> in a piece about how Haiti jolted journalists to reality
- January 24, 2010
American studies emerita professor Judy Yung co-authored a piece for the <b>Los Angeles Times</b> about the 100th anniverary of Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco
- January 18, 2010
Sociology's Paul Lubeck was quoted in a <b>USA Today</b> article on the Nigerian Muslim sect the family of accused attempted airplane bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab belonged to
- January 11, 2010
Astronomers Garth Illingworth and Rychard Bouwens garnered widespread coverage for their discovery of the most distant galaxies ever observed