UCSC in the News

Biomolecular engineer Ed Green was featured in widespread coverage of the Neanderthal genome and evidence that humans interbred with Neanderthals, including stories from National Public Radio's All Things Considered and Science Friday, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, London Times, Belfast Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, Sunday Observer, Waterloo Chronicle, Hamilton Spectator, Charleston Gazette, Richmond Times-Dispatch, AP, Bloomberg News, Agence France Presse, Yahoo News, National Geographic News, CBC Radio (Canada), CBC News, Business Week, Science, Nature, New Scientist, Science News, Scientific American, Technology Review, CNN.com, Huffington Post, Biospace, BioNews, Sci-Tech Today, and PhysOrg.com.

Wildlife biologist Glenn Stewart banded peregrine falcon chicks in nests on the PG&E building in San Francisco and at San Jose City Hall, prompting photo features in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, and Santa Cruz Sentinel.

The Sentinel covered or mentioned:

  • The Teacher's Toolkit, a set of six books on classroom teaching, edited by education professor Brad Olsen;

  • Emeritus professor Thomas Pettigrew's receiving the 2010 Harold Lasswell Award from the International Society for Political Psychology;

  • Erica Williams's presentation the Spring Lecture of the Center for Tolerance, Justice and Community;

  • Anthropology professor Anna Tsing's Guggenheim Fellowship.