UCSC in the News

Slate magazine ran a feature story about music professor David Cope, inventor of the world's most musically creative computer program (named Emily Howell), whose latest album, Emily Howell, From Darkness to Light, was recently released.

History professor Gail Hershatter was quoted in a Washington Post story about the late Hsiao Li Lindsay, author of Bold Plum: With the Guerrillas in China's War Against Japan, a memoir that Hershatter said contains some of the best commentary on life in war-torn China.

The San Jose Business Journal wrote an article on the UCSC Business Plan Competition in advance of the finals.

Education Week quoted Judit Moschkovich, associate professor of education, in an article on developing proficiency standards for English-language learners. Moschkovich is advising the team writing math standards.

KSCO-AM radio in Santa Cruz aired an interview with environmental studies Professor Greg Gilbert about the Santa Cruz-Watsonville Inquiry Based-Learning in Environmental Sciences project that he leads.

KSBW TV covered the Gardening Marathon at the Arboretum, including interviews with education director Stephen McCabe and student worker Sylvie Childress.

Astronomer Sandra Faber was interviewed by a crew from KTEH TV for a profile of her to run later this summer on the program "This is Us."

The Santa Cruz Sentinel and Santa Cruz Good Times reported that music professor Hi Kyung Kim will be one of the five keynote speakers for the UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education in Seoul, South Korea.

The Good Times also reviewed the Theater Arts Department's production of Hair, noting that the musical "is the perfect vehicle" for director and theater arts professor Danny Scheie.

Music professor Linda Burman-Hall was interviewed on KSCO radio about the gamelan traditions of Indonesia.