Top News

  • Giant kelp
    The Floating Forests initiative is calling on would-be researchers to identify giant kelp using 30 years of satellite images
  • photo of Android smartphone
    Computer scientists Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna receive a grant to study smartphone security issues.
  • Bumphead parrotfish
    Bumphead parrotfish exert both positive and negative effects on coral reef ecosystems

Visual Pick

  • a video of the 2013-2014 UCSB Mini Baja team

    Ten mechanical engineering seniors from the class of 2014 learn what it takes to make and break their own off-road car — and they have the time of their lives.

  • From Convocation to Commencement, it was a year of triumph and tragedy. Join us for a photo retrospective of 2013-14.

Featured Events

Summer Dances 2014
The annual Theater/Dance event features choreography from dance faculty
8:00 pmJuly 30 to July 31
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Adaptation of Homer's epic, the culminating performance of a unique summer theater program
2:00 pmAugust 3
Starting Here exhibit
A large-scale exhibition of works by artists who attended UCSB between 1950 and 2010
12:00 pmMay 17 to August 10

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Video Picks

Fun and science go hand in hand at UCSB Summer Science Camp
A look at UCSB's role in UC Global Food Initiative
a video of the aftermath of the fire at UCSB's Coal Oil Point Reserve