UCSC in the News

Marine ecologist Mark Carr was interviewed on a PBS NewsHour segment about marine reserves in California that also featured members of Carr's survey team conducting scuba surveys of marine life.

Astronomer Eliza Kempton was featured on the NPR blog Cosmos and Culture, where Adam Frank wrote about her research on exoplanets.

Biologist Daniel Costa was featured in a Science News for Kids story about deep-diving marine animals.

Hearst Newspapers quoted sociology department chair Craig Reinarman in an article about increasing exports of Mexican marijuana despite a flourishing domestic crop.

A study showing that meteorites may have delivered nitrogen, an essential ingredient for life, to Earth was widely reported, with stories on BBC News, RedOrbit, and Examiner.com mentioning the contributions of UCSC's Jennifer Lehman to the study.

Biologist Glenn Stewart was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News story about the peregrine falcons nesting at San Jose City Hall.

B. Ruby Rich, chair of Community Studies and the Social Documentation program, discussed "Even the Rain," a new film about political resistance in Bolivia on the call-in show "Your Call" on KALW in San Francisco, which is also broadcast on KUSP in Santa Cruz.

The top 10 ranking for UCSC's computer game design grad programs was covered in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Santa Cruz Patch ran a story about Jane Pinckard, newly appointed associate director of the Center for Games and Playable Media.

The Salinas Californian ran story about research on groundwater renewal featuring hydrogeologist Andrew Fisher and graduate students Calla Schmidt and Andrew Racz.

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