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08
Jul

Trudy Returns

We are terribly disappointed that we missed the aromatic return of Trudy, at the University of California Botanical Garden. Trudy is, of course, the infamous “Corpse Flower” or Amorphophallus titanum. This stinky …

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08
Jul

Elin Kelsey on Cultures of the Deep

Beneath the ocean surface is a diverse cetacean world. Elin Kelsey, author of Watching Giants, is fascinated by the hidden world of whales and dolphins, and her June 27 interview on CBC …

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06
Jul

Serpentine Knoll

While hiking on the North side of Mount Tamalpais, just off the Fairfax-Bolinas Road, we climbed to a spot called Serpentine Knoll. The plants on this section of the trail were dramatically …

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06
Jul

You’d Think Water Would be a Basic Right

Peter Asmus, President of Pathfinder Communications, is a journalist, consultant, and author of many of books, including Introduction to Energy in California, which was published by UC Press in June 2009. To …

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29
Jun

How Everyday Products Make People Sick

Paul D. Blanc is Professor of Medicine and holds the Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Blanc is also the author of How Everyday …

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26
Jun

Tony Crouch Wins AAUP Constituency Award

Tony Crouch, UC Press Director of Design and Production, has won the 2009 Constituency Award from the American Association of University Presses (AAUP). The annual award recognizes university press employees who have …

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