News by Department

  • Letters and Science, Chicano Studies, Sociology

    Understanding the migrant caravan requires an awareness of Central America's recent history, social scientists say

  • Letters and Science, Statistics and Applied Probability

    Raya Feldman was taken off guard when she first heard about actuarial science. “On my second day here, a student walked into my office and said, ‘I want to be an actuary.’ And I said, ‘act-what?

  • Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    College of Engineering Dean Rod Alferness is named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

  • Letters and Science

    A new assistant professor aims to lead students into the mind-blowing world of art

  • Letters and Science, Physics

    Physicists develop new mathematical approaches to analyze interactions between gut bacteria

  • Letters and Science

    Ant scientists are busier than ever, as climate change raises new questions about controlling the pesky insects

  • Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Engineering, Letters and Science, Environmental Studies, Marine Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences

    Scientists and social scientists named among 2018’s most highly cited researchers

  • Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials

    Technology startup founded by UCSB grads wins first place at the 2018 UC Startup Showcase

  • Letters and Science, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology

    Researchers uncover a mechanism by which strains of bacteria target and destroy their rivals

  • Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Environmental Science and Management, Engineering, Materials, Letters and Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Science, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology

    Five professors are named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science