UCSC in the News

The Wall Street Journal reviewed literature lecturer William Nickell's new book, The Death of Tolstoy: Russia on the Eve, Astapovo Station, 1910.

Alumna chef Deborah Madison (B.A. sociology, Cowell '68) was interviewed on American Public Media's "The Splendid Table" about her book with husband Patrick McFarlin, What We Eat When We Eat Alone.

The Sacramento Bee and Chico Enterprise-Record each wrote articles about economics professor Rob Fairlie's studies following students who receive free home computers. The Chico article was reprinted in the Oroville Mercury Register.

Separately, Fairlie was quoted in the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal regarding a study he conducted on entrepreneurism.

Biologist Don Croll was interviewed on KION TV and quoted in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Contra Costa Times, and San Jose Mercury News for stories about the unusual number of blue whales feeding on krill in Monterey Bay.

Graduate student Walter Adams and Oakes provost Kimberly Lau were featured in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the Oakes Science Community, a new residential program for science and engineering students.

Local media covering the Girls in Engineering Program at the Baskin School of Engineering included the Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News, Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, and KSBW TV.

Theater Arts associate professor Patty Gallagher was quoted in the Marin Independent Journal about the revival of Mel Brooks's musical "Young Frankenstein" at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre.

The Valley Press reported on efforts by UCSC faculty and graduate students to track mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains.