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09
Nov

Pasta on Location

by Sheila Levine, Associate Director and Publisher, University of California Press Last month I had the great pleasure of visiting Rome to help launch our new Encyclopedia of Pasta. My hosts were …

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06
Nov

Ed Sullivan’s America

This week, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a feature of Gerald Nachman’s Right Here on Our Stage Tonight!: Ed Sullivan’s America. The Chronicle’s Regan McMahon interviewed Nachman in Oakland, where Nachman grew …

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02
Nov

How the Dinosaurs Lived

As a dinosaur paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, author, and educator, Scott Sampson‘s work reaches into the past, present, and future. While holding a dual position at the University of Utah and the university’s …

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30
Oct

Full Circle on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle have completed the trans-America portion of their 38th parallel adventure. Over the past month they have explored how water, environment, and culture intersect at this latitude across the …

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28
Oct

Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Last week, the American Cancer Society issued a statement clarifying its position on routine cancer screening. Upholding its existing guidelines for early detection, it affirmed that many cancer screening tests are proven …

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