UCSC in the News

The San Jose Mercury News ran a front-page story about the Center for Games and Playable Media, with quotes from director Michael Mateas and students in the computer game design program; the Santa Cruz Sentinel also ran the story.

Astronomer Greg Laughlin was quoted in a New Scientist magazine story about the future of the Milky Way galaxy.

Astronomer Garth Illingworth was quoted in a Science News article about how the cost of NASA's next big space telescope skyrocketed.

Stories about the new robotics engineering degree ran in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Salinas Californian, and First Bell, the newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about the astronomy department's high ranking for the number of senior female faculty members.

Arboretum education director Stephen McCabe was quoted in a Santa Cruz Sentinel story about the Arboretum's spring plant sale.

A quote from Guatemala expert Susanna Jonas, retired faculty member in the Latin American Latino Studies department, was included in an April 4 New Yorker article on the murder of a lawyer in that country.

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