January 28, 2002
Making the News
Research on the West Antarctic ice sheet by Slawek Tulaczyk, assistant professor of Earth sciences, received widespread media coverage, including articles in the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Christian Science Monitor, and The Independent (London). Wire service stories by Associated Press, UPI, and Reuters ran in many other newspapers. Tulaczyk did telephone interviews with UPI, CBC Radio, German public radio, and the Polish national daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. The story was also reported on CNN TV and NPR's Morning Edition.
In the wake of Kmart's bankruptcy filing, the Denver Post looked to American
studies professor Dana Frank for comment on the discount chain's strong blue-collar
The San Francisco Chronicle Magazine ran a lengthy profile
of Sarah Gerhardt, a Ph.D. candidate in physical chemistry at UCSC and the
first woman to ride the huge waves at Maverick's break off Half Moon Bay. The story
was written by alum Louise Rafkin (M.A., literature '81).
The Mid-County Post talked to university archivist Rita Bottoms as part of a story on artist Daniel Stolpe, whose work is held in the Special Collections Archive at McHenry Library.