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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
    10 hours 1 min ago
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    UCSB Falls at Arizona State on Last Second Shot, 70-68 https://t.co/J0qqsxzgGY
    10 hours 59 min ago
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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!
    12 hours 17 min ago
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    2 mins left here, rain is really pouring now. C'mon Gauchos!
    12 hours 20 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
    12 hours 30 min ago
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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.
    12 hours 41 min ago
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    Clemson goes up 2-1 on a goal by Diego Campos. 22 mins left for UCSB to equalize.
    12 hours 44 min ago
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    63' - Yellow card for Clemson, #6 Paul Clowes
    12 hours 51 min ago
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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.
    12 hours 51 min ago
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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.
    12 hours 58 min ago
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    58' - Yellow card for Clemson, #11 Aaron Jones
    12 hours 59 min ago
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    51' - Jome sends one to the far post from inside the 18, but his curler goes just wide.
    13 hours 5 min ago
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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
    13 hours 12 min ago
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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.
    13 hours 27 min ago

Six UCSB Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows

Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 16:00
Santa Barbara, CA

Six faculty members at UC Santa Barbara have been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

"AAAS Fellowship represents recognition by the broadest, most diverse scientific society in the world. It is an honor that goes beyond accomplishments in an individual field," said Matthew Tirrell, The Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean of Engineering at UCSB.

"I would like to congratulate the six new Fellows of the AAAS from our campus who are recognized for their great scientific achievements," said Pierre Wiltzius, Dean of the Division of Mathematical, Life & Physical Sciences. "They represent the excellence across several departments in science and engineering."

The newly elected members from UCSB are:

Oliver A. Chadwick, chair of the department of Geography and professor in the Department of Environmental Studies, for outstanding contributions to mineral weathering, soil development, critical zone exploration, soil polygenesis, climate change, and biochemical cycling in soils.

Mattanjah S. de Vries, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for distinguished contributions in developing studies of isolated biomolecular building blocks in the gas phase that reveal fundamental properties of nucleobase pairing and peptide folding.

Stanley M. Parsons, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for pioneering functional, structural and pharmacological studies of the vesicular acetylcholine transport system (VAChT).

Susannah L. Scott, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for groundbreaking studies on the applications and quantitative characterizations of metal-oxide supported organometallic fragments as catalysts of olefin polymerization and metathesis.

David A. Siegel, professor in the Department of Geography and director of The Institute for Computational Earth System Science (ICESS), for distinguished contributions to ocean optics, implications of mixing and stirring in the ocean, ocean bio-optics, ocean-color remote sensing, and spatial interactions in population dynamics.

Herbert J. Waite, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, for fundamental studies of the chemical and physical aspects of biological adhesion leading to new biomimetic materials.

This year, 486 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Feb. 14, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2009 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago.

This year's AAAS Fellows will be announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of Friday's edition of the journal Science.

The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science (www.sciencemag.org). AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of 1 million. The non-profit AAAS (www.aaas.org) is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy; international programs; science education and more.

For more information, contact:

Oliver A. Chadwick (805) 893-4223, or oac@geog.ucsb.edu

Mattanjah S. de Vries (805) 893-5921, or devries@chem.ucsb.edu

Stanley M. Parsons (805) 893-2252, or parsons@chem.ucsb.edu

Susannah L. Scott (805) 893-5606, or sscott@engineering.ucsb.edu

David A. Siegel (805) 893-4547, or davey@icess.ucsb.edu

Herbert J. Waite (805) 893-2817, or waite@lifesci.ucsb.edu

Issued: Dec. 18; updated: Dec. 22

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