UCSC in the News

Planetary scientist Erik Asphaug was quoted in a Playboy magazine story about the potential to mine asteroids for valuable resources.

Career Center director Barbara Silverthorne was quoted in a Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal story about job prospects for engineering grads.

Science News reported on a presentation by physicist Robert Johnson at a meeting on dark matter.

Geologist Gary Griggs is featured on the cover of the summer issue ofSanta Cruz Magazine, which includes an article by him on Monterey Canyon as well as a story about local marine scientists featuring Griggs, ocean scientist Raphael Kudela, biologist Dan Costa, and others.

Astronomer Sandra Faber was quoted in a story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News about last week's Halliday Lecture by planetary scientist Carolyn Porco.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about the Business Design Competition, with quotes from economist Mary Flannery and graduate student Paul Abumov. Computer engineering student Matt Rollins was quoted in a story about another business plan event, the Santa Cruz TechRaising.

Computer engineer Richard Hughey was featured in a story about the new robotics engineering degree in the California Aggie.

A panel on computer game design moderated by computer scientist Noah Wardrip-Fruin was featured in a post on the computer game blog Joystiq.

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