UCSC in the News

Seismologist Emily Brodsky was quoted in a Nature article about a project to drill into the fault zone of the Tohoku earthquake that caused the devastating tsunami in Japan earlier this year.

Biologist Don Croll was quoted in a front-page story in the San Francisco Chronicle about the humpback whales feeding in Monterey Bay.

Astrophysicist Pablo Saz Parkinson was quoted in stories about gamma-ray pulsar discoveries in the Sacramento Bee, Science Daily, SpaceRef, and Space.com.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel featured a front page story about a special preview exhibit of the Grateful Dead Archive at McHenry Library, quoting archivist and exhibit curator Nicholas Meriwether, and Christine Bunting, head of Special Collections. Stories also appeared in the San Jose Mercury News and santacruzpatch.com.

A San Francisco Chronicle story about the 'Maharaja' gala at the Asian Art Museum noted that UCSC has a collection of films by renowned Indian director Satyajit Ray.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that award-winning writer/producer and alumnus Marti Noxon was honored with the first UCSC Film & Digital Media Prestigious Alumni Award at a recent event in Los Angeles, hosted by arts dean David Yager and attended by nearly 100 alumni in the industry.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about succulent wreaths with quotes from Arboretum education and research director Stephen McCabe.

Biologists Kerstin Wasson and Brent Hughes were quoted in stories about the effects of excess nutrients in Elkhorn Slough in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Jose Mercury News, and Watsonville Register-Pajaronian.

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