August 6, 2001
Making the News
Psychology's Craig Haney has been in demand on the subject of capital punishment,
fielding calls from the New York Times op-ed page, the New York Times Magazine,
the Atlantic Monthly, the Florida Times Union, and Wisconsin Public
The recent annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Dreams generated
a storm of publicity for the campus. A researcher's work on the dreams of Republicans
and Democrats generated calls from the Los Angeles Times, Good Morning
America, WBUR Radio in Boston, the Detroit Free Press, KLIV Radio in San
Jose, the London-based paper The Independent, the Sacramento Bee, the
San Francisco Chronicle, KRON-TV, KGO Radio, ABC Nightly News, CNN's
Inside Politics, the Atlanta Constitution, New Scientist, the
Santa Cruz Sentinel, United Press International, the Charlotte Observer,
Reuters, the National Post in Toronto, KCBS Radio, the Orlando Sentinel,
the Financial Times, and even the Speaker of the Assembly's office in Sacramento.
Martha Zúñiga, associate professor of molecular, cell and developmental
biology, was interviewed on KSCO Radio's morning news program about her research
on how viruses evade the immune system. Zúñiga is also scheduled to
appear on KUSP Radio's Mind, Body, Spirit program in September.
Jim Estes, adjunct professor of ecology and evolutinary biology and ocean
sciences, was quoted in articles in Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle,
Sacramento Bee, and Los Angeles Times about a study he coauthored on the
effects of overfishing on marine ecosystems throughout the world.