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    • Special Olympics practice

    Special Olympics athletes make a stop at UCSB on their way to compete in the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles

  • Four graduating seniors share their thoughts as they bid farewell to UCSB and step into the next chapter of their lives.

    • Kate Parkinson and Emilie Wood

    UCSB's inaugural group of UC Global Food Initiative Fellows are studying food insecurity among students and food waste on campus

  • Margaret T. Getman Service to Students Award recipients

    Staff and faculty members are recognized for their contributions to the quality of student life

    • Ken Hiltner, UCSB

    Campus Sustainability Champion Ken Hiltner is putting his award to work with the Environmental Humanities Initiative

  • Tesosterone supplements may lead to prostate enlargement

    Study by UCSB anthropologists connects increased diabetes risk and higher levels of testosterone to prostate enlargement

  • B.S. Manjunath and William Smith

    William Smith’s Cal-BRAIN project will simultaneously record the neural activity in all cells of Ciona, a simple sea squirt

    • Shuji Nakamura and LED lamp

    People packed Campbell Hall on the evening of Tuesday April 28 to hear materials and electrical and computer engineering professor Shuji Nakamura give a lecture on the technology and innovation that earned him the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics.

    • Spectrogram

    Project 8 collaborators have been able to detect emissions from a single electron using a tabletop instrument

    • Chancellor Yang and Mary Furner

    The Academic Senate opened its April 23 Faculty Legislature Meeting with the presentation of its 2014-2015 awards for teacher, mentors and teaching assistants