UCSC in the News

Yahoo News wrote about recent grad Alexandra Villegas and her work promoting "real food'' on college campuses.

Biologists Daniel Costa and Patrick Robinson were featured in a segment on elephant seals in "California Forever," a PBS documentary on the state parks. 

KCBS radio interviewed Chris Wilmers about his paper with James Estes showing how sea otters can be global warming warriors. Other outlets that covered the story include the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News, Climate Wire andLiving on Earth, a public radio program. Various online sites and blogs covered the story including Live Science, Revmodo, Redorbit, Yahoo News, and Marine Sciences Today.

New York’s The Saratogian, Daily Gazette, and Saratoga Wire, the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Santa Cruz Sentinel and Good Times ran stories about the Arts Division hiring the director of the Tang Museum, John Weber, to guide the development of a new Institute of Arts and Sciences at UCSC. 

Biomolecular engineers Josh Stuart and David Haussler were featured in a story in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News about their work on a cancer research "Dream Team" funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

Coverage of the ENCODE project's new findings on the human genome included quotes from Jim Kent, director of the project's data coordination center at UCSC, including stories in the San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, RedOrbit, GigaOm, TechDiem, and OpenHelix blog.

Environmental toxicologist Myra Finkelstein discussed her work on lead poisoning in condors on the "Academic Minute" radio feature produced for public radio stations by Inside Higher Education.

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