UCSC in the News

The Wall Street Journal published a review of a new book by professor of history and literature Nathaniel Deutsch titled Inventing America's 'Worst' Family.

An article on the "Careers" web site of Science magazine about ethnic diversity in science journalism features prominently UCSC's Science Communication Program, with quotes from director Rob Irion and alum Kenneth Chang of the New York Times.

New Scientist magazine ran a story about biochemist David Deamer's research on the origins of life. . . . Biochemist Michael Robertson was quoted in a New Scientist story about RNA molecules evolving in laboratory test tubes. . . And physicist Anthony Aguirre was quoted in a New Scientist article about new ideas in cosmology.

Postdoc Chris Darimont's study on the impacts of human predation continued to make headlines, including in the United Kingdom's Press Association, the online magazine National Parks Traveler, and Digital Journal. Previous coverage

A Science News for Kids feature on the Hubble Space Telescope included quotes from astronomer Sandra Faber.

Ocean scientist Raphael Kudela was interviewed about domoic acid poisoning in marine animals for the Public Radio International program Living on Earth.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted vice chancellor of student affairs Felicia McGinty and feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker for an article about the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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