UCSC in the News

Mother Jones magazine profiled agroecology's Tim Galarneau in a story about the transformation of college cafeterias from "bastions of bad food" to stars of the sustainable food movement.

Graduate student Nicole Teuschel and biologist Daniel Costa were featured on NPR's All Things Considered in a story about their use of social media to engage public interest in elephant seal research.

Michael Isaacson, acting dean of the Baskin School of Engineering, was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about funding for the Bio-Info-Nano Research and Development Institute included in the federal budget bill.

Economist Lori Kletzer was quoted in a Mechanical Engineering story about the offshoring of engineering jobs.

The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about theater arts lecturer Tandy Beal's "Dance Around the World" project in which students from her Arts, Education and the Community class work with local elementary school students to teach them about dance, performance, and world cultures.

Astronomer Greg Laughlin was quoted in a Sky & Telescope magazine story about observations of an exoplanet.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel covered the new disciplinary writing requirement; the story also appeared in the San Jose Mercury News.

UCSC grad George Perkovich, an expert on nuclear disarmament who just received the Social Science Division's Distinguished Alumni Award, appeared on KUSP Radio and was featured in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News.

The Santa Cruz Good Times interviewed literature professor Karen Tei Yamashita for an article about her participation in the county's "Celebration of the Muse" literary event. The same Good Times issue also featured the poetry of literature professor Rob Wilson.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that the opening night performance of the Theater Arts Department's adaptation of Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby would benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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