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    From theory to practice, this week's #GauchoCourse prepares soon-to-be professors for the real world. https://t.co/DAj0nUIwAw
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    MVB: Gauchos snap 7 match losing streak with emphatic sweep of UCSD on Friday night. RECAP >>>… https://t.co/Cee1KbeXOh
    16 hours 34 min ago
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    Women's Tennis: UC Santa Barb. 2, Oregon 5 (Final)
    19 hours 2 min ago
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    WBB: Gauchos Face First-Place UC Davis Looking to End Two-Game Skid https://t.co/wRGTYxtxDC
    20 hours 4 min ago
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    Called “tama” or “tamashii,” the belief in spirits of deceased ancestors goes back centuries. https://t.co/KUJg2oGc7k
    20 hours 29 min ago
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    Muno (2 H, 2 R), Corey (3-4, 2 R), Davis (7 IP, 2 ER, 10 K) lead @UCSB_Baseball to 7-4 win in home opener! RECAP >>… https://t.co/I32qmDSuZB
    20 hours 56 min ago
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    Fascinating! #Sapiens + #HomoDeus author #YuvalNoahHarari predicts humankind’s future: https://t.co/5P25xtpyRQ via… https://t.co/TIAzFchgfI
    21 hours 28 min ago
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    RT @AshleyyySb: Only on Twitter to continue to absorb all insight and research from @DrSidMukherjee || Stoked to attend his lecture @Artsan
    21 hours 44 min ago
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    Does location affect how pines react to climate change? Bren PhD student Ian McCullough shares answer #BrenPhDTalks https://t.co/6zVyQetm2t
    21 hours 49 min ago
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    Softball: Fifth-Inning Dooms Gauchos in 6-4 Loss to Purdue https://t.co/XWYKVl9UPx
    21 hours 50 min ago
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    Register for 2017 Graduate Division Commencement before May 5! https://t.co/IDP1WGLGik #UCSB #ucsbgradpost
    21 hours 57 min ago
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    Bren PhD student Jessica Perkins' research answers: "What Makes an #LCA Study Influential?" https://t.co/HatfwVTKV4 #BrenPhDTalks
    21 hours 58 min ago
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    Runsheng Song shares strategies to estimate chemicals' life cycle inventories with little data #BrenPhDTalks https://t.co/gUsRney8nC #LCI
    22 hours 9 min ago
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    #BrenPhDTalks: Bren PhD student Ying Wang looks at nanomaterial accumulation in soybeans & nitrogen-fixing bacteria https://t.co/85xiy6EmAY
    22 hours 19 min ago
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    Bren PhD student Yuwei Qin uses US potato production to show how to model marginal production in #LCA https://t.co/jDyW0Fkzbx #BrenPhDTalks
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Highlighted Events

  • November 8, 2016 to June 30, 2017
    The widespread introduction of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the Great War (1914-1918). This exhibition showcases original helmets, photographs, and WWI artifacts and can be viewed at the UCSB Library's Mountain Gallery, 1st floor.
  • February 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017
    Stop by the UCSB Library's Ocean Gallery to see our exhibition of Christopher Cardinale’s illustrations of Rosario, Mexico, the town depicted in Into the Beautiful North. The illustrations were originally created for the graphic novel Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush by Luis Alberto Urrea. See the following links for more information on...
  • February 2, 2017 to June 30, 2017
    This exhibition represents the legacy of the movements of a people from their origins in Africa, their struggles for social justice in that continent, and their dispersal to North and South America, as represented in the graphic art collections in the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) in the Department of Special Research...
  • February 25, 2017
    A striking aspect of contemporary Japanese culture is the pervasive nature of discussions and representations of “spirits” (tama or tamashii), generally rooted in vaguely articulated discourses on “animism” (animizumu) that often exist separately from explicit religious forms. Indeed, to many Japanese, their country has a split ontological outlook...
  • February 25, 2017
    In a special Cinephile Saturday program, the Pollock Theater is proud to present Seven Samurai on 35mm film. Kurosawa's masterpiece tells the story of a poor village under attack by bandits, which recruits seven unemployed samurai to help the villagers defend themselves. This event is presented in conjunction with the 2017 UCSB Reads program...
  • February 25, 2017
    This screening of the classic film "Seven Samurai" (1954), directed by Akira Kurosawa, is offered as part of UCSB Reads 2017. In the UCSB Reads 2017 book, Into the Beautiful North, 19-year old Nayeli is inspired after watching "The Magnificent Seven" (1960) to head north to recruit seven men to protect her Mexican village from...
  • February 27, 2017
    Historian Yuval Noah Harari has taken the world on a tour through the span of humanity, from apes to rulers of the world. Harari became an international sensation when he argued in his bestselling book Sapiens that humans conquered the world through our ability to believe in collective myths about gods, money and freedom. In the highly-anticipated...
  • February 27, 2017
    Historian Yuval Noah Harari has taken the world on a tour through the span of humanity, from apes to rulers of the world. Harari became an international sensation when he argued in his bestselling book Sapiens that humans conquered the world through our ability to believe in collective myths about gods, money and freedom. In the highly-anticipated...
  • February 28, 2017
    The documentary "Starving The Beast" examines the on-going power struggle on college campuses across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform America's public universities. The film reveals an historic philosophical shift that reframes public higher education as a "value proposition" to...
  • March 1, 2017
    Internationally renowned poet Yusef Komunyakaa is this year’s Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence, a program created to bring distinguished practitioners of the craft of writing to the UCSB community. Komunyakaa is the author of seventeen books of poetry, including Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems (1994), winner of the Pulitzer Prize....
  • March 1, 2017
    This year’s Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence is internationally renowned poet Yusef Komunyakaa. He is the author of seventeen books of poetry, including Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems (1994), winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Books will be available for signing after the talk. Sponsored by the Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence...
  • March 1, 2017
    A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial A&L fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain subjects, the tour awes viewers with thrills and grandeur captured in exotic locations the world over. The show’s wide variety of film subjects – from extreme sports to mountain...
  • March 2, 2017
    Fátima Suárez, a graduate student in the Department of Sociology, will examine the way the UCSB Reads 2017 book, Into the Beautiful North, plays with notions of agency within the fictional Mexican community of Tres Camarones. Taking a a sociological perspective, she will compare the women who come into power after the town's men migrate north...
  • March 2, 2017
    Karl Deisseroth is the D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He is known for creating and developing the technologies of CLARITY and optogenetics, and for applying integrated optical and genetic strategies to study normal neural circuit function as well as dysfunction in...
  • March 2, 2017
    Marc Appleton is the founding Principal of Appleton Partners LLP - Architects, with offices in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara, California. He received a B.A. honors degree in English from Harvard College (1968), And a Master of Architecture degree from The Yale School of Architecture (1972). Prior to opening his practice in 1976 he worked for...
  • March 2, 2017
    “In her ninth decade... [Steinem] is truer to herself and her causes than she has ever been.” The Guardian (U.K.) “She changed America in a fundamental way without being damaged by it or losing her joy.” – Anne Lamott Social activist, writer, editor and lecturer Gloria Steinem has been an outspoken champion of women’s rights since the 1960s. Her...
  • March 3, 2017
    “[Soledad Barrio] thrust a hand at her viewers as if to plunge in a knife. The knife was imaginary, but Ms. Barrio never misses.” The New York Times “No rhetoric, no explanations, but just passion, majesty, absorption.” The New Yorker Hailed by critics for their transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca embodies the essence,...
  • March 4, 2017
    A flirtatious encounter involving a pair of lovebirds in a San Francisco pet shop leads socialite Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) on a trip to Bodega Bay in pursuit of lawyer Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) in Hitchcock’s adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s short story. Over the course of several days, Mitch’s small hometown is harried by increasingly...