Highlighted Events

  • April 21, 2014 to April 26, 2014
    The Primavera Festival highlights the work of UCSB faculty, staff, and students in the performing, visual, and media arts. Anchored by the Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM), directed by Jeremy Haladyna, and electroacoustic music from the Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE), this year's festival also features an...
  • April 24, 2014 to April 25, 2014
    UCSB's Department of Geography will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a series of events on April 24 and 25. Those events are: Past/Present/Future: Dept. of Geography Colloquium
    Thursday, April 24, 3:30–5 p.m., Buchanan 1930
    Professor Frank Davis will give a presentation about the UCSB Department of...
  • April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014
    Think you know UCSB? Think again! Whether you graduated last year or the last century, chances are that the 2014 version of campus has both hidden gems and bold visions waiting to be discovered. This year’s All Gaucho Reunion provides the perfect opportunity to rediscover the campus-by-the sea as you listen, find, explore, and learn about the...
  • April 24, 2014
    The New Venture Fair (NVF) is a part of the UC Santa Barbara New Venture Competition, in which student teams compete to develop innovative start-up business plans. The NVF is a dynamic and exciting evening where the community gets its first look at UC Santa Barbara's exceptional student entrepreneurs. During the fair, attendees will have the...
  • April 24, 2014
    Now in its eighth year at UCSB, the Natural High Lecture Series seeks out people who have found solace in an activity that provides them with a natural high. This year, in conjunction with All Gaucho Reunion, this initiative of the Department of Recreation and the Alcohol & Drug Program is pleased to welcome renowned filmmaker and surfers Dana...
  • April 27, 2014
    UCSB Arts & Lectures and the UCSB Alumni Association present legendary underwater explorer and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard in a riveting talk and multimedia presentation titled New Adventures in Deep Sea Exploration. Ballard graduated from UCSB in 1965 with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and geology. His talk is the keynote for...
  • April 28, 2014
    The Santa Barbara premiere screening of Aftermath, winner of the Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award at last year’s Jerusalem Film Festival. This riveting story of two Polish brothers who come to terms with their village’s long hidden role in the Holocaust, Aftermath offers “a highly unsettling look at lingering prejudice and collective...
  • April 30, 2014
    UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Philip Glass Ensemble performing live in the Santa-Barbara premiere of Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête), featuring a screening of the classic film by Jean Cocteau with an enchanting musical score composed by Philip Glass. One of the most celebrated and unique works in Glass’ recent career,...
  • May 6, 2014
    UCSB Arts & Lectures presents An Evening with Ann Patchett, the New York Times best-selling author of Bel Canto and State of Wonder. Patchett’s novels are glorious feats of the imagination, throwing characters from vastly different backgrounds into unusual circumstances to see what stuff they’re made of. When she opened an...
  • May 10, 2014
    Former Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will speak at UCSB on the topic of “Educating for Democracy in a Digital Age.” Justice O’Connor served as the Deputy County Attorney of San Mateo County, California from 1952–1953 and as a civilian attorney for Quartermaster Market Center, Frankfurt, Germany from 1954–1957. From 1958–1960, she practiced...