UCSC in the News

NPR's All Things Considered covered biomolecular engineer David Haussler's research on vertebrate evolution, as did Science, PhysOrg, and BioSpace.

NPR also featured environmental studies professor Brent Haddad's work with reclaimed wastewater in a lengthy NPR report on Morning Edition.

Biomolecular engineer Richard E. (Ed) Green was quoted in a New Yorker magazine article about the Neanderthal genome and its implications for understanding human evolutionary history.

Planetary scientist Erik Asphaug commented on new research on the age of the moon in an Associated Press story that ran in the Washington Post, USA Today, ABCnews.com, NPR.org, and other sites.

Biochemist David Deamer was shown in his lab in a Washington Post photo feature on the 20 fastest growing occupations (biochemists and biophysicists were ninth on the list).

The San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Francicso’s KQED radio news, and poetryfoundation.org featured stories about a $500,000 gift to establish the George P. Hitchcock Modern Poetry Fund endowment at Porter College. 

San Francisco Chronicle theater critic Robert Hurwitt lauded Shakespeare Santa Cruz’s 30th season, praising theater arts professor Danny Scheie and his production of The Comedy of Errors, as well as SSC artistic director Marco Barricelli.

Biologist James Estes was quoted in an article on the red wolf recovery program in North Carolina in the Myrtle Beach Sun-News.

American Theatre reported that honorary M.F.A degrees were conferred by American Conservatory Theater to Shakespeare Santa Cruz artistic director Marco Barricelli and California Sate Senator Mark Leno.

Realsimple.com quoted sociology professor Marcia Millman in an article about adult sibling rivalry. CNN.com reprinted the story.

Anthropology professor Nancy Chen was featured in donga.com, a South Korean newspaper and web site, that cited her keynote speech on food production for the Society for East Asian Anthropology.

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