UCSC in the News

A New York Times article on love and how to maintain a happy marriage quoted from two studies on falling in love that were conducted at UCSC in 1989 and 1993 and reported in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

UCSC history graduate student Meg Eppel was a contestant on the NPR news quiz show Wait Wait  … Don't Tell Me, which prompted host Peter Sagal to make several laudatory and enthusiastic comments about the campus.

Economics lecturer Kai Pommerenke was featured in an article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News on a new digital repository he had founded called "Chronicle of Life" that promises to preserve users' photos, video and text "forever."

Biomolecular engineer Richard Green was quoted in stories about the discovery of a new human ancestor in the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Irish Independent, Sydney Morning Herald, the Journal, Agence France Presse, Asian News International, Hindustan Times, Press Trust of India,Contra Costa Times, andSanta Cruz Sentinel.

Marine scientist Brandon Southall is featured in a National Geographic magazine story about the effects of ocean noise on marine mammals.

The Arboretum's Stephen McCabe and Rick Flores were quoted in a story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and Monterey County Herald about medicinal plants used by native Americans. 

Graduate student Tracy Holsclaw was quoted in a PhysOrg.com story about research on the accelerated expansion of the universe.

History professor Dana Frank was interviewed by Telesur TV, Venezuela; KPFA Berkeley; Radio Progreso, El Progreso, Honduras; Radio Uno, San Pedro Sula, Honduras; In These Times; and KZSC about military repression against the campesino movement in Honduras.

A Santa Cruz Sentinel article noted that literature professors Nathaniel Mackey (From A Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate) and Karen Tei Yamashita (I Hotel) have been mentioned in year-end  “Best Books of 2010” lists.

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