UCSC in the News

The San Francisco Chronicle published an extensive feature story on the cover of the Datebook Arts Section about UCSC's new Grateful Dead Archivist, Nicholas Meriwether.

The Christian Science Monitor featured a story about emeriti professor of music David Cope and "Emily Howell," the computer program he created to compose classical music.

Shakespeare Santa Cruz Artistic Director Marco Barricelli was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times story about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel interviewed UCSC students Bela Messex and Hana Weiss for a story about the Santa Cruz Community Art Show, an exhibition organized by the two fine arts seniors.

Politics department chair Daniel Wirls was quoted in a Sentinel article on the state Senate race between John Laird and Sam Blakeslee.

An article in the Jerusalem Post about Paul Hillier, founder and musical director of the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices, noted that he discovered the work of composer John Cage when he taught at UC Santa Cruz in 1980-81.