UCSC in the News

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

The December issue of National Geographic magazine includes a feature story on albatrosses with quotes from biologist Scott Shaffer and (in the online version) a photo of graduate student Michelle Antolos Kappes weighing an albatross chick.

Anthropologist Nate Dominy's latest research was featured in a video segment produced by ScienCentral News and distributed to broadcast outlets across the country. A story also appeared on their online news site.

An article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Comet Holmes featured quotes from astronomer Joseph Miller.

Psychology lecturer Don Saposnek was interviewed by OK! Magazine for a story about the Britney Spears' custody dispute. He discussed the effects of high-conflict custody situations on children.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that assistant professor of film and digital media L. S. Kim contributed an article about the impact of feminists on mainstream media to a special 35th anniversary edition of Ms. magazine.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced the publication of interviews with Jim Pepper, emeritus professor of environmental studies, and Donna Haraway, professor of history of consciousness and feminist studies, by the UCSC Library's Regional History Project.

Media Highlights provides monthly summaries of "UCSC in the News" columns.