UCSC in the News

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

An article in the Sacramento Bee about the melting Arctic sea ice featured climate scientist Lisa Sloan and former graduate student Jacob Sewall.

A new book coauthored by Jonathan Fox of Latin American and Latino studies made headlines in Mexico City, where three major dailies, Reform, La Jornada, and Universal, covered news of the publication.

Ocean scientist Raphael Kudela was a guest on a local call-in program on San Francisco public radio station KALW to discuss the health of the oceans.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a front page story about research at Lick Observatory, with quotes from astronomers Steven Vogt, Michael Bolte, Remington Stone, and Chancellor George Blumenthal. Vogt was also quoted in a subsequent Sentinel story about his team's discovery of a record fifth planet orbiting a distant star.

Metro Santa Cruz published a cover story featuring history professor Dana Frank and her new book Local Girl Makes History.

Glaciologist Slawek Tulaczyk was quoted in an article about the glaciers on Mt. Shasta in the Mail Tribune of Southern Oregon.

Research by psychology's Campbell Leaper was featured in an Education Week article about how parents influence their sons' and daughters' interest in math and science.

Metro Santa Cruz ran a story about music professor and conductor Nicole Paiement noting that she "continues her streak of innovative programming."

Arboretum director Daniel Harder was featured in an article in the Santa Cruz Good Times about efforts to control the light brown apple moth.

UCSC Women's Center director Roberta Valdez was quoted in the Santa Cruz Good Times for a story about a campus appearance by alumna author bell hooks.