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(April 5, 1999)

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Peter Auster, National Undersea Resarch Center, was quoted in an article about the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in The Boston Globe on January 11.

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry was mentioned in an article in The Boston Herald on January 10.

An article by Regina Barreca, "The Lies That Bind," was published in the Orlando Sentinel in Florida on December 6. She also was quoted in an article about religious conservatives in The Boston Globe on January 10.

Jack Chinsky, Psychology, was quoted in an article, "Passionate Love," that appeared in First for Women on September 21.

An SNET exhibit at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center was featured in an article about the SNET anniversary celebration in The New York Times on November 15.

Mark A. Emmert, Chancellor, was quoted in an article, "UConn Says 'We're No. 1' (Twice)," in The New York Times on January 5

Jim Fenton, Chemical Engineering, was quoted in an article about batteries in the Des Moines Register on January 15.

A book titled, The Perfect Legacy: How to Establish Your Own Foundation, co-authored by Karen Maru File, was reviewed in the Chronicle of Philanthropy in Washington, D.C., on August 27.

Karen Godin, Cooperative Extension System, was profiled in an article in the Norwich Bulletin on October 29.

A program to bring 200 sixth graders from Carmen Arace Middle School ini Blooomfield to visit the Hartford Campus, was featured on the WVIT-TV Channel 30 news on March 25.

The Health Center and its computer simulation of cells were mentioned in The Hartford Courant on February 23 and February 28.

Eleanor Herrman, Nursing, and her work with the Josephine Dolan Collection at the Archives of Nursing Leadership were featured in an article in Connecticut Life in October.

Irving Kirsch, Psychology, was quoted in an article titled "Antidepressant Study Questions Benefits" in the Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico on August 17.

Everett Carll Ladd was mentioned in an article, "Setting the Agenda: Americans Are Living Life With Little Attention To The National Arena," in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on January 4.

Wally Lamb, English, published an article titled "Facing Fear and Finding Hope on the Way to a Second Novel" in The Chronicle of Higher Education on February 26. He also was mentioned in the "Newspeople" section of U.S. Weekend on January 2.

The genetically altered tomato seeds created by Yi Li, Plant Science, were mentioned in an article titled "Nation Awaits Glenn's Historic Return to Orbit" in the Daily Review in Hayward, California on October 29, and in an article titled "World Watching as Return Trek to Space Blasts Off" in the Los Angeles Times on October 29. The preliminary results of his experiment were featured in an article in The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on January 10.

Charles Logan, Sociology, was quoted in an article titled, "Private Prisons: Are They The Answer?" that appeared on the front page of The Sunday Journal, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on September 27.

Michael Lubatkin, Management, was quoted in "Mergers May Hurt Firms, Experts Say," in The Dallas Morning News on January 10.

Will McEachern, Economics, was quoted on September 15 in the Boston Globe, about the economy in relation to the Groton submarine plant.

An opinion piece by Amii Omara-Otunnu, History and UConn-ANC Partnership, about collaboration betweein Africa and the U.S., was published in Newsday on December 2.

Jeremy Paul, Law, was quoted in articles about President Clinton in The Austin American-Statesman on January 15, The Atlanta Constitution on January 17, and The Dayton Daily News on January 17.

Samuel Pickering, English, was quoted on the subject of split infinitives in Newsweek on November 9.

Howard L. Reiter, Political Science, was quoted in an article about Senator Dodd in The New York Times on November 4.

Nancy Rodriguez, Nutritional Sciences, was quoted in an article, "Is Your Child Too Heavy?" that appeared in Good Housekeeping in October.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research was mentioned in an article, "Do Numbers LIfe?" that appeared in The Washington Post on January 17; one of their surveys about sexual relations was mentioned in an article in The Washington Times.

George Scott, Management Information Systems, was quoted in an article about the millennium bug in the New York Times on January 3.

John Silander, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, was quoted in an article about preserving stone walls in New England in the January issue of the Audobon magazine.

Bruce M. Stave, History, was interviewed about his book, Witnesses to Nuremburg: An Oral History Of American Participants at the War Crime Trials, for a Q& A in The New York Times on February 14.

A review by Richard S. Thornton of a new book about Tanaka Ikko was published in Print, New York, in the November-December issue.

Medical research at Avery Heights Retirement Community by the Travelers Center on Aging was mentioned in an article in Fitness Management in Solana Beach, California, in September.