UCSC in the News

Astronomer Daniel Fabrycky was quoted in stories about new planet discoveries from the Kepler mission in the Christian Science Monitor, Space.com, MSNBC.com, Fox News, CBS News, Sci-News, Spaceflight Now, PhysOrg, and Skymania News.

The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece by history professor Dana Frank about the dire political and human rights situation in Honduras.

BAM Magazine featured an extensive story on UCSC’s Grateful Dead Archive, interviewing archivist Nicholas Meriwether, along with Dennis McNally, long-time publicist and historian for the band, and San Francisco photographer Jay Blakesberg.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel featured a story about UCSC’s What is a Reader? event titled “Understanding the Written Word: Educators, Students Weigh in at UC Santa Cruz on Past, Present and Future of Reading,” quoting literature professor Deanna Shemek and associate literature professor Juan Poblete.

The San Jose Mercury News ran a Q&A piece with Theater Arts professor—and former longtime artistic director of Shakespeare Santa Cruz--Paul Whitworth.

A New Scientist article about a planet that may be getting vaporized by the heat of its sun included quotes from astronomers Daniel Fabrycky and Jonathan Fortney.

Dan Heller, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal article about business incubator programs at local universities.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote an article in advance about the Labor Across the Food System conference.

The Sentinel also wrote about politics professor Jack Schaar who died in December and noted plans for a memorial in March. 

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