UCSC in the News

The Guardian of the U.K. published an opinion piece, coauthored by Roger Schoenman of politics, about Iran's youth using their internet skills to sidestep the regime.

National Public Radio interviewed assistant professor of film and digital media L.S. Kim for a story about reality television.

Research on compounds for photodynamic cancer therapy by biochemist Pradip Mascharak and graduate student Michael Rose was covered by UPI, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Genetic Engineering News, Medical News, Cancer Drug News, PhysOrg, Red Orbit, Science Centric, Insciences, Asian News International, and Zee News.

USA Today published a graphic based on economist Rob Fairlie's research on immigrant-owned businesses in the United States.

Steve Davenport, manager of Long Marine Lab, was quoted in a New Scientist story about potential effects on research projects of a proposal to close California state parks.

Emerita professor of American studies Judy Yung was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about the long fight for equality for Chinese Americans.

Biomolecular engineer Camilla Forsberg was quoted in a story about stem cell research in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News ran a story about the senior design projects completed by students in the Baskin School of Engineering.

Graduate student in music Noah Meites was interviewed for a feature in the Santa Cruz Weekly, where he noted that he came to Santa Cruz "first and foremost for the incredible faculty and music composition program at UCSC."

The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced that music professor Linda Burman-Hall would lead a UCSC collaborative music project at the Smithsonian Institution in conjunction with an exhibition titled "The Tsars and the East."

A Contra Costa Times profile of actress Susannah Schulman noted that her early mentor was UCSC theater arts professor Danny Scheie--her current co-star in the Berkeley Repertory Theater's You, Nero production--who, as her Introduction to Acting teacher, "coaxed Schulman into Shakespearean theater."

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