philanthropy

  • Professor Charles Bazerman endows a fellowship fund for continuing lecturers in the UCSB Writing Program

  • Zegar Family Foundation gifts UCSB $1.04 million to address impacts of climate change through science

  • Computer scientist Rich Wolski named to Duval Family Presidential Chair in Energy Efficiency

  • UCSB Give Day 2018 group of student laughing with pompoms

    UCSB Give Day 2018 raises more than $5.6 million in just 24 hours

  • UCSB Gauchos baseball pitcher Jack Dashwood

    Adding lights to Uyesaka Stadium will enable night games, other enhancements to benefit student-athletes, campus, community

  • UCSB’s second Give Day, a 24-hour digital fundraising event, will take place April 12

  • School children having the touch-tank experience at UCSB's REEF

    Betty Elings Wells’ major gift to the REEF will fund improvements and enhance educational outreach programs

  • UC Santa Barbara announces Dangermond Endowed Chair in Conservation Studies

  • Lydia by David Bazemore

    Jody and John Arnhold ‘75 endow a production fund for UCSB theater and dance, securing its programs for generations to come

  • UC Santa Barbara Foundation welcomes four new trustees; alumnus Richard Breaux takes seat as board chair

  • Philanthropist George Holbrook safeguards graduate research fellowships at the Institute for Energy Efficiency

  • UC Santa Barbara reaches $100 million in fundraising in fiscal year 2017

  • Benioff Ocean Initiative announces first project, commits $1.5 million to finding solutions to whale deaths caused by vessel collisions

  • School of fish

    NCEAS sees global progress with ongoing research collaboration, Science for Nature and People Partnership

  • Wooden fence leads to Sedgwick Reserve

    A gift from Linda Duttenhaver and Morton La Kretz will further research and teaching at Sedgwick Reserve

  • The Club & Guest House at UCSB

    UCSB’s renovated faculty club, now The Club & Guest House, is open for business

  • UCSB’s Marine Science Institute partners with global leaders at World Economic Forum to translate ocean research into action

  • $1 million gift to UCSB creates a high-level postdoctoral fellowship in fundamental physics

  • UC Santa Barbara Foundation welcomes three new trustees for the 2016-2017 academic year

  • UCSB’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind blurs the boundaries between disciplines to illuminate the mind

  • UC Santa Barbara marks its second-best year ever for fundraising in fiscal year 2016

  • Jim Maragos coral photo

    With a $10 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UCSB launches the Benioff Ocean Initiative to study and solve ocean issues

  • Carlos Diniz, Walt Disney Hall

    Vast archive of famed architectural illustrator Carlos Diniz is now housed at UCSB’s Art, Design & Architecture Museum

  • Steve Hinkley and JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

    UCSB and new interactive science museum MOXI partner to engage the public in science, technology, engineering, arts and math

  • Gift from the TomKat Foundation, established by Tom Steyer and Kathryn Taylor, launches Carbon Neutrality Project led by UCSB

  • Jack Johnson planting at UCSB

    UCSB Sustainability’s The Green Initiative Fund supports campus environmental projects

  • By embracing social media and other digital tools, the inaugural UCSB Give Day launches a new era of fundraising for campus

  • UCSB at SNARL Page Center exterior

    The Kate and Paul Page Research and Learning Center at SNARL is now open for business; namesake donors helped conceive the project

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