October 5, 1998
Sociologist Craig Reinarman's new book Crack in America: Demon Drugs and Social Justice, received nice reviews in The Nation and the International Journal of Drug Policy.
Brent Haddad of environmental studies penned an op-ed for the Santa Cruz County Sentinel about long-term regional transportation planning problems. Also in the Sentinel was a lengthy front-page story about the surge in the local Hispanic population. UCSC experts figured prominently in the piece, including John Borrego, Pat Zavella, and Pedro Castillo.
The Sentinel covered the return of students to the campus for fall quarter with a front-page story and photos. Chancellor Greenwood and students Mairikke Dau and Morgan Adamson were quoted in the story.
A new book on composer Lou Harrison by ethnomusicologist Fredric Lieberman and musicologist Leta Miller is beginning to get attention in the media. The first reviews of the book, titled Lou Harrison: Composing a World, are in from the Santa Cruz County Sentinel and are forthcoming in the San Jose Mercury News. The release of the book was also covered in the Good Times and on radio stations KPFA, KUSP, and KAZU.
An article in the Monterey County Herald about ocean research and the Monterey Bay Crescent Ocean Research Consortium featured Lora Lee Martin, director of UCSC's Monterey Bay Education, Science and Technology Center.
Don Saposnek, a lecturer in psychology, was the featured guest on KUSP's noon talk show recently. He discussed the new edition of his book, Mediating Child Custody Disputes, covering topics such as the latest research on the effects of divorce on children and adults, legal and social issues in child custody disputes, and the role of family mediators in resolving disputes.
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