January 6, 2003
UCSC in the News
The Los Angeles Times tapped Brent Haddad of environmental studies for comment on a high-stakes move by the Bush administration to resolve a long-standing water dispute between Imperial Irrigation District and coastal Southern California.
Psychology's Bruce Bridgeman was quoted in the Cincinnati Enquirer about proposals to vaccinate children against smallpox, which he said "borders on the criminal."
The UCSC New Teacher Center was the model for a teacher mentor project in Madison, Wisconsin, that was written up in the Capital Times.
Anthony Pratkanis of psychology began the year with a high-profile appearance on NPR's Talk of the Nation program, discussing international propaganda and the role of the United States in the world. That followed a December interview on KNRC Radio in Denver about war propaganda.
Economist Michael Hutchison's recent media appearances included a KSBW-TV interview about the local economy that focused on the glut of available office and retail space in downtown Santa Cruz.
Research at an early Indian pueblo in New Mexico by anthropology's Diane Gifford-Gonzalez was featured in a story in American Archaeology, the quarterly publication of the Archaeological Conservancy.