UCSC in the News

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

KGO TV's View from the Bay program ran a two-part segment on the Seymour Center's Ocean Explorers spring and summer camps for kids, featuring youth programs educator Katrina Hart London and marine biologist Kristy Lindemann.

A study of invasive rats in the Aleutian Islands led by biology graduate student Carolyn Kurle was covered by the Christian Science Monitor, National Geographic News, U.P.I., Daily Post (U.K.), Aberdeen Press & Journal, Thaindian News, Hindustan Times, Live Science, Red Orbit, PhysOrg.com, Mongabay.com, and Innovations Report.

Michael Hutchison of economics sat down with Robert Pollie, host of KUSP Radio's Talk of the Bay program, for an hour-long "remedial course in economics" that aired March 3. Pollie, who promised to "ask the dumb questions so you don't have to," archived the program on the station's web site.

Canada's Post-Leader newspaper is the latest to pick up economist Ricard Gil's research on the high price of movie popcorn.

Computer engineer Sri Kurniawan was interviewed by KION TV about her project to deliver speech therapy via cell phone, also covered in Speech Tech magazine.

ACE Program director Nancy Cox-Konopelski was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the Expanding Your Horizons conference on campus.

Astronomer Mark Krumholz was quoted in stories about his research on the formation of massive stars in Science News and Space Daily.

Research on distant galaxies led by astronomers Garth Illingworth and Rychard Bouwens was featured in Science News.

Science News covered biologist Bruce Lyon's study of mating behavior of lark buntings.

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