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  • Oil Spill Research
    UCSB researchers join forces, combine expertise to help assess potential impacts of Refugio oil spill
  • UCSB has once again placed among the top 10 in the Leiden ranking of 750 major universities worldwide
  • Octopus skin can sense light even without input from the eyes or brain.
    A new study demonstrates that an octopus’s skin possesses the same cellular mechanism for detecting light as its eyes do
  • Memorial wall at Arbor
    A series of events planned on and off the UCSB campus in May will commemorate the Isla Vista tragedy of May 23, 2014

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  • UCSB's SciTrek educational program teaches students to think critically and work as a team.

    SciTrek partners with local schools to present inquiry-based units that emphasize specific grade level standards

  • A light installation inspired by UCSB art professor Kim Yasuda is now illuminating pathways from the UCSB campus into Isla Vista

Featured Events

The Ensemble for Contemporary Music Spring Concert
4:00 pmMay 27
The Carsey-Wolf film series presents dystopian classic, Blade Runner
7:00 pmMay 27
Yassin “The Narcicyst”/“Narcy” Alsalman, a leading Arab musician, actor and artist premiers his new album,
8:00 pmMay 29

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Daniel Hieber wins UCSB's 3rd annual Grad Slam.