UCSC in the News

Gary Griggs, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences, was featured in a PBS NewsHour story about the vulnerability of the U.S. West Coast to a tsunami.

Seismologist Emily Brodsky was quoted in a story about whether major earthquakes can trigger other earthquakes in Science News, U.S. News and World Report, and Wired News.

CBS News quoted psychology professor Eileen Zurbriggen in a story about Abercrombie & Fitch marketing push-up bikini tops to second graders.

The Los Angeles Times and Associated Press quoted Daniel Hirsch, a lecturer in nuclear policy affiliated with Colleges 9 and 10, in articles on gaps in the U.S. radiation monitoring system.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote about the Rethinking Capitalism conference on the cover of its Sunday business section.

Geologist Andy Fisher was quoted in a story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News about the Harkins Slough project to restore groundwater in the Pajaro Valley.

Astronomer Greg Laughlin was quoted in a Science News for Kids story about recent discoveries of new planets.

Environmental toxicologist Myra Finkelstein was featured in a Good Times story about how lead from bullets is poisoning California condors. 

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