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  • Predictive network

    Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others require extra time or practice? That was the question posed by UC Santa Barbara’s Scott Grafton and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University.

  • UCSB, UC Santa Barbara, David Tilman,

    David Tilman, professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, has received the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology category in recognition of his long-term con

  • Refsdal supernova

    Astronomers help with a discovery that enables a new way to study a distant supernova

    • Illustration of Terasaki spiral ramps

    Architecture imitates life, at least when it comes to those spiral ramps in multistory parking garages.

  • The Writer-in-Residence Series enables writing and literature students to engage with masters of the craft

  • Chris Van de Walle

    Chris Van de Walle is recognized for his work with superconducting and energy efficient materials

  • members of the 2014 UCSB Ethics Bowl team

    No debate here: The UC Santa Barbara team is a winner in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.

  • With George W. Bush and Al Gore Jr. already the obvious nominees of their parties for president of the United States, what questions remain to be answered by next month's political conventions?

    • Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

    New work by Andrea Jani and Cherie Briggs addresses a fundamental gap in disease ecology and microbiome research

  • UCSB's Cutting-Edge Greenhouses

    Current ongoing research would have been out of the question without the new state-of-the-art greenhouses