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  • Thousands of students and their families took the next big step in their lives as Move-In Weekend brought new and returning students to the UCSB campus.

    • Sara Engebrits

    UC Santa Barbara will have a fine dining venue on campus when the former Faculty Club, rebranded as The Club at UC Santa Barbara, opens in the University Center next week

  • From the Thunderdome to the Faculty Club Green, watch as more than 5,700 graduates celebrate their graduation on Commencement weekend.

  • photo of view of former golf course

    A $1 million grant will help re-green part of a former golf course turned public open space.

  • A Day in the Life of UCSB

    In late October 2013, a team of photographers and videographer Spencer Bruttig traversed the UC Santa Barbara campus to capture a slice of life, from sunrise to sunset. We think you'll enjoy their presentation.

  • U.S. News & World Report has once again included UC Santa Barbara in its annual listing of the “Top 30 Public National Universities”

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

  • Rankings acknowledge both UCSB’s stature as a top-tier research institution and its commitment to academic excellence

  • Mosaic of Commencement 2014 Mortarboards

    UCSB graduates used their heads, and their mortarboards, to make statements at commencement ceremonies last week. Here's a sampling of some of those fun, witty and smart caps.

    • photo of "I my bike"

    One person's abandoned bike is another person's new set of wheels