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    .@UCSBMensSoccer puts up a fight vs. No. 2 Clemson, but falls 3-2 in Sweet 16. RECAP >>> https://t.co/oqnHQnJzTn https://t.co/vgP5NNdQpL
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    UCSB Falls at Arizona State on Last Second Shot, 70-68 https://t.co/J0qqsxzgGY
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    And that'll do it. They battled valiantly, but @UCSBMensSoccer's season comes to and w/ a 3-2 Sweet 16 loss at Clemson. Great season guys!
    3 hours 19 min ago
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    2 mins left here, rain is really pouring now. C'mon Gauchos!
    3 hours 21 min ago
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    Goal for Clemson. Tic-tac-toe passing leads to a tap-in goal for Kyle Murphy. 3-2 now w/ 11 mins to go #LetsGoGauchos
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    GOALLLLLLLL! Sloppy back pass from Clemson to the keeper, Kevin Feucht pounces on it and taps into an empty net. 2-2 w/ 20 mins left to go.
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    Clemson goes up 2-1 on a goal by Diego Campos. 22 mins left for UCSB to equalize.
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    63' - Yellow card for Clemson, #6 Paul Clowes
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    62' - Nice build up for UCSB leads to a shot from the right side from Ismail Jome, but he hits the sidenetting.
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    Tactical foul leading to the YC for Clemson leads to a short-side opportunity for Randy Mendoza, but his shot stays wide left.
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    58' - Yellow card for Clemson, #11 Aaron Jones
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    51' - Jome sends one to the far post from inside the 18, but his curler goes just wide.
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    Second half for @UCSBMensSoccer starting now, tied w/ No. 2 Clemson 1-1! Catch the end of the game here: https://t.co/R9FRG70Get
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    Halftime stats for UCSB/Clemson (tied 1-1) Shots: 8/5 Shots on Goal: 3/4 Corners: 3/2 Fouls: 13/8 Yellow cards: 1/0
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    Clemson equalizes late in the first half through an Aaron Jones strike. It's 1-1 heading into halftime.
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UCSB Lectures Promote New Financial Mathematics and Statistics Major

Tuesday, May 6, 2003 - 17:00
Santa Barbara, CA

A new major designed to prepare students for careers in modern finance has been created at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Financial Mathematics and Statistics major will be administered jointly by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability.

A series of four lectures featuring prominent financial experts has been organized to draw attention to the new major and will begin Thursday, May 8 with "Business Careers for Math and Statistics" by Robert C. Lowes, former CEO of Burger King Corporation and former chief financial officer of Tricon, Pillsbury, and Oscar Mayer Foods. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Lowes will discuss current business trends and the opportunities they provide those with a background in financial mathematics and statistics. He will also offer his personal perspectives on the keys to success. His lecture will begin at 8 p.m. in UCSB's Corwin Pavilion.

Other lectures in the series are:

·Friday, May 16: "Derivative Pricing and Risk Management in the Energy Markets: the Role of Mathematics;" Rene Carmona, the Paul Wythes Professor of Engineering and Finance, Bendheim Center for Finance and ORFE, Princeton University, 4 p.m., UCSB Visitors Center.

·Thursday, May 22: "Financial Mathematics as a New Interdisciplinary Area in Industry, Education and Research;" George Papanicolau, Grimmett Professor in Mathematics, Stanford University, 8 p.m., UCSB Faculty Club.

·Thursday, May 29: "Creative Financings in Biotechnology;" Stelios Papadopoulos, vice chairman of SG Cowen investment bankers, 8 p.m., McCune Conference Room (Room 6020), Humanities and Social Sciences Building.

The new major was designed to prepare students for careers in corporate finance, commercial and investment banking, financial planning, insurance, and real estate. Students will learn the fundamentals of pricing financial assets, including equities, bonds, currencies and derivative securities. They will also learn about portfolio management, evaluation of financial risk, corporate finance and other topics.

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