A patented device aims to stop bark beetles from tunneling through the living tissue of weakened, drought-stressed pine trees.
Music professor David Dunn is part of a trio that has received a patent for a device that uses sound as a targeted sonic weapon to disrupt the essential behaviors of bark beetles, which are ravaging Western forests.
The senior coordinator in Alumni Engagement and Advancement Services with 15 years at UC Santa Cruz is featured for February in the Staff Advisory Board's Staff Recognition Program.
The conference begins Feb. 24 with an evening keynote lecture by renowned climate scientist Veerbhadran Ramanathan.
The session will offer 20 online courses, up from 11 last summer, as well as more than 250 on-campus courses across 30 departments.
The HIRES spectrometer, designed and built by UCSC astronomer Steven Vogt, has been a planet-hunting workhorse for over two decades.
Professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has produced one of several segments that comprise "The Talk: Race in America," which debuts Feb. 20 on PBS.