UCSC in the News

Seismologist Thorne Lay was quoted in stories about the earthquake risk in Japan in the aftermath of the devastating March quake and tsunami, including a story in Nature and an Associated Press story that ran in the Washington Post, NPR online, and other news outlets.

Time magazine ran a story about astronomer Daniel Fabrycky's YouTube video of planetary orbits.

The San Diego Union-Tribune ran a story about the Genome 10K project started by biomolecular engineer David Haussler and others.

A MedGadget story about the FutureMed conference covered talks on the future of personalized medicine by biomolecular engineers Nader Pourmand and Ted Goldstein.

Growing Up in Santa Cruz ran a story on the Seymour Marine Discovery Center featuring director Julie Heffington and other staff and students working at the center.

Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez quoted Craig Haney, chair of legal studies and professor of psychology, in a column on the California Prison guards union.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote about "Smart on Crime," a community forum on crime and justice organized by Haney and sociology professor Craig Reinarman.

The Sentinel also covered a panel discussion that brought three former life-sentence inmates to Oakes College to talk about an insider's view to the prison system.

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