UCSC in the News

Glenn Stewart, coordinator of the UCSC Predatory Bird Research Group, was featured in coverage by KPIX TV, San Jose Mercury News, and Santa Cruz Sentinel of efforts by Stewart and a community of volunteers to monitor peregrine falcons nesting in San Francisco and San Jose.

A Washington Post article about the search for a habitable planet around Alpha Centauri included quotes from astronomer Greg Laughlin.

Anthropology's Judith Habicht-Mauche was featured in a wired.com story about new research shedding light on the migrations of early Americans. The story also appeared in Softpedia.

Biomolecular engineer David Haussler was quoted in a news story in Science magazine about public databases for genomics data.

In a story about biodynamic gardening, Mother Earth News started at the beginning: Alan Chadwick's work at UCSC.

Marine scientist Adina Paytan was featured in a KGO TV news story about her work with the Kids' Science Challenge program, with interviews and footage of Paytan working in her lab with third-grader Claire Dworsky.

The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a feature story on UCSC student Noah Meites, who was one of nine winners of the prestigious 57th annual BMI Student Composer Awards.

Environmental studies graduate student Michael Drucker published an article in Econews about a rash of brown pelican deaths along the West Coast.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel quoted art lecturer Soraya Murray in a story titled "Where Art Meets Cutting-Edge Tech" about the second phase of the Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) program's exhibition at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. The Sentinel also published a feature story about DANM graduate student Nada Miljkovic and her thesis project on forced marriage that is featured in the exhibit.

The San Francisco Chronicle praised theater arts professor Danny Scheie for his role in the new comedy, You Nero, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

In a story about philanthropist Helen Diller, the San Francisco Chronicle noted that past major gifts from her family foundation have included funding for the Jewish Studies Program at UCSC.

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