Galileo Galilei is revered as the father of modern science, a true Renaissance man who made important discoveries in astronomy, physics, mathematics, and natural philosophy.
‘Galileo, the Universe, and God:' UCSB Science and Humanities Faculty to Discuss Legacy of Galileo and his Astronomical DiscoveriesLetters and Science, History, Physics, Religious Studies, Theater and Dance
Letters and Science, Religious Studies
Expanding its already extensive course offerings in Middle Eastern and South Asian languages, the UCSB Department of Religious Studies will add classes this fall in Pashto, Persian, and Turkish.
UC Santa Barbara and Burnham Institute for Medical Research Announce Director of New Joint Research Center for NanomedicineLetters and Science, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
(La Jolla and Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– The Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the University of California, Santa Barbara have named leading biomedical researcher Jamey D.
Letters and Science, Environmental Studies, Film and Media Studies
A series of short films produced by students in Blue Horizons, UC Santa Barbara's summer program for environmental media, will screen on Friday, August 21, in the campus's MultiCultural Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public....
Letters and Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Michael T. Bowers, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC Santa Barbara, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in its inaugural class of 162 Fellows.
Letters and Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences
Reading a book by Franz Kafka –– or watching a film by director David Lynch –– could make you smarter.
Letters and Science, Sociology
Melvin Oliver, the SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences and a professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, is one of four new members appointed to the Board of Trustees of the William T. Grant Foundation.
Letters and Science, History
A retail giant that began as a corner store in a small Arkansas town, Wal-Mart has become the largest private employer in the world. It is a typical American business success story –– or is it?
UCSB Collaboration Receives $6.1 Million for Diamond-based Quantum Information Processing and Communication
In the quest for quantum information processing, diamonds may be a physicist's best friend.
Environmental Researchers at UC Santa Barbara Urge International Cooperation on Governance Issues Arising from Diminishing Arctic Sea IceLetters and Science
Environmental researchers at UC Santa Barbara have issued a rallying cry to protect Arctic resources, in an article published in the April 17 issue of the journal Science.