News & Announcements

Headlines

Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
August 22, 2018

String theorists elide a paradox about black holes by extinguishing the walls of fire feared to surround them.

August 16, 2018

Humans eat huge amounts of farmed fish. Farmed fish eat huge amounts of smaller fish. A new study explores this unsustainable cycle, and offers a path forward.

August 15, 2018

Shaped by ignitions, climate and fuels, wildfires are likely to become more frequent and severe with climate change.

August 15, 2018

UCSB researchers show that category learning can be influenced by where an object is in our field of vision

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities

An eminent hydrologist and professor in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been honored with inclusion by ASCE in its 2018 class of Distinguished Members for his groundbreaking and standout contributions to the understanding of the effects of climate processes on the recharge and the safe yield of aquifers, and for the improvement of groundwater management.

Astrophysicist Lars Bildsten earns another well-deserved honor: membership in the National Academy of Sciences

 

Three scientists and scholars are elected to the 238th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two faculty members are named APS Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science