UCSC in the News

Sociology professor Paul Lubeck was interviewed on the PBS Newshour about the Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria and the underlying economic conditions that are spawning Boko Haram, an incipient insurgency there.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel published an opinion piece by politics professor Dan Wirls on America's appetite for war.

The San Jose Mercury News interviewed and quoted UCSC Director of Admissions Michael McCawley on the new holitistic approach to reviewing applications that is being used to form the incoming fall 2012 class.

The Economist magazine quoted economics professor K.C. Fung on the relative returns from American foreign direct investment in China, compared with the rest of the world.  

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