July 9, 2001
Making the News
UCSC's ranking of #2 worldwide for research in the physical sciences prompted stories by the San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, KQED Radio, and KRON TV. David Kliger, dean of natural sciences, and David Dorfan, professor and chair of physics, were featured in the stories.
Manuel Pastor of Latin American and Latino studies coauthored an op-ed
for the Los Angeles Times about environmental pollution in schools and the
potential health impacts on children of air pollution.
Economist Lori Kletzer hit Marketplace Radio's airwaves with a commentary
about her wage-insurance proposal. Also in economics, Robert Fairlie was quoted
in Business Week recently and was interviewed by USA Today about his
research on Asian American owned businesses.
Word about sociologist Marcia Millman's new book on romance continues to
circumnavigate the globe with a review appearing in the African Sun Times.