UCSC in the News

Computer scientist Darrell Long was quoted in a MSNBC story about researchers who encoded a digital book in strands of synthetic DNA.

USA Today ran a review of biologist Terrie Williams's new book about Hawaiian monk seals, The Odyssey of KP2.

Computer scientist James Davis was featured in coverage of his work on a method for printing photos that reflect light like 3D objects, including stories in R&D Magazine, IT News, Laser Focus World, Boing Boing, Tech Fragments, Laboratory Equipment, and PhysOrg.

History professor Dana Frank was interviewed by Al Jazeera (English), Radio Globo and Radio Progeso in Honduras about the U.S. suspending funds for Honduran police because of death squad accusations against the National Chief of Police.

History professor Forrest Robinson, an expert in the literature of the West, was quoted in a New York Times obituary of Philip Fradkin, a writer whose books focused on the legacy of environmental destruction in the West. The article also ran in the Los Angeles Times.

History professor Gail Hershatter, a specialist in modern Chinese social and cultural history, was quoted in a Boston Globe obituary for Christina Gilmartin, an authority on 20th-century Chinese history with a strong emphasis on women and gender.

The San Francisco Chronicle andSan Jose Mercury News ran stories about Shakespeare Santa Cruz and its 2012 season.

 The San Jose Mercury News and Santa Cruz Sentinel published stories about the appointment of Sara Latham as UCSC’s new vice chancellor of business and administrative services.

The Grateful Dead Archive’s new online web site was featured on Examiner.com, which noted the cutting-edge website allows the public “to participate in building the Archive and access digital images, videos, and audio of thousands of the Archive’s treasures.”

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