UCSC in the News

Economist Rob Fairlie was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur magazine on the topic of entrepreneurship in the midst of the recession.

The San Francisco Chronicle ran an editorial on the need for new funding ideas for the University of California, including a proposal for tiered tuition that put UCSC in a middle tier with Davis, San Diego, and Santa Barbara.

Astronomer Garth Illingworth's research on distant galaxies using the Hubble Space Telescope was covered in Science News, U.S. News & World Report, Wired News, and CBC News (Canada).

Scott Berlin of Dining Services was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about campus dining halls that are going "trayless" to reduce food waste.

Technology Review featured Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. program graduates Michael Dale and Abram Stern in an extensive story about how "open video" could lead to the next big wave in Web innovation.

KGO Radio ran an online news story about biomolecular engineer Phil Berman's AIDS vaccine research.

Biochemist David Deamer was featured on KUSP Radio's interview program "7th Avenue Project."

Santa Cruz Weekly ran an interview with retired biologist Todd Newberry.

Alum Chuck Savitt was featured in a New York Times article about Island Press, his struggling publishing company that focuses on land use.

The work of art professor and photographer Lewis Watts was featured in an article written by UCSC alumni Adrienne Sky Robberts for the blog of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in commemoration of the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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