May 29, 2000
Making the News
Arts & Lectures' presentation of Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra was covered locally--in the Santa Cruz County Sentinel, regionally--in the San Jose Mercury News, and nationally--in the New York Times. The Times article noted that sunbathers on Cowell Beach (below the WestCoast Santa Cruz Hotel where the band stayed) got a pleasant earful when some band members stepped out onto their balconies and jammed before the show. UC Santa Cruz Foundation trustee Yolanda Dybdahl was quoted for the story.
The Miami Herald led an in-depth story about changes in Latin American studies with a quote from Jonathan Fox of our own LALS program.
Physics professor Zack Schlesinger penned an op-ed about narrative evaluations for the San Jose Mercury News. Manuel Pastor appeared on the same pages discussing the origins of the digital divide, which he believes is rooted in "the divide in the digital economy."
The Sacramento Bee publicized the new California State Summer School in Mathematics and Science, dubbed COSMOS, in its pages recently. The four-week program caters to the interests of the state's top high school students in math and science.
Lora Lee Martin, director of the Monterey Bay Education, Science and Technology
(MBEST) Center, was quoted in an article in the Monterey County Herald about
recent progress in developing UCSC's site on the former Fort Ord military base. A
new road and infrastructure now under construction will soon open up 67 acres for
development at the research and technology center, and construction of the UC MBEST
Center headquarters and small-business incubator building is scheduled to begin this