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February 2, 2018

There’s a little known type of library that’s sprouting up throughout California. It promotes gardening, biodiversity and access to healthy food....

January 20, 2018

You might have heard that exercise treats the symptoms of depression and helps you prevent conditions like heart disease and diabetes. Well, you...

January 19, 2018
In December, a team of researchers and students at the University of California, Santa Barbara made the best of a local tragedy. The Thomas Fire, the largest in the state’s history, burned nearly 300,000 acres (120,000 hectares) in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties north of Los Angeles. The smoke plume could be seen from space.
 
January 8, 2018

UCSB invests in students and augments their learning with fieldwork, an increasingly rare practice among universities

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities

In a new book, sociologist David Pellow explores the interconnected nature of humans, nonhumans and ecosystems

Jamey Marth, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), is the 2017 recipient of the Society for Glycobiology’s Karl Meyer Award.

Biochemist Alison Butler receives the Alfred Bader Award for “elucidating the bioinorganic chemistry of the marine environment.”

What do the smallest particles locked up in protons have to tell us about how the universe began and how it will end? This week, physics Nobel laureate David Gross will present three public lectures at ETH Zurich on the theme “A Century of Quantum Physics – from Nuclear Physics to String Theory and Beyond”.