Finn E. Kydland, the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economics. The prize, which he shares with Edward C.
Letters and Science, Economics
Letters and Science, Black Studies
Scholars from all over the country will meet at the University of California, Santa Barbara November 5-7 to honor and celebrate the life's work of their colleague, UCSB Professor of Black Studies Cedric J.
Letters and Science, Geography
Christopher Still, assistant professor of geography at UC Santa Barbara, has been honored with a NASA New Investigator Program in Earth Sciences Award. His proposal was one of 31 chosen nationally.
Afrogeeks Conference to Feature Reports of African-American Success in Information Technology and New MediaLetters and Science, Black Studies
Much has rightly been made of the tragedy of the digital divide -- the economic and social circumstances that allow affluent and middle-class kids ample educational experience with computers and other new technology while denying such...
Letters and Science, Anthropology
Mary Hancock, a cultural anthropologist at UC Santa Barbara, is one of 23 distinguished scholars to be appointed a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
Prize-Winning Author/Psychologist Steven Pinker to Open 4-Day Philosophy of the Mind Conference at UC Santa BarbaraLetters and Science, Philosophy
Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker, whose books have won numerous prizes, will open a four-day conference on the philosophy of the mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with "So How Does the Mind Work?" at 5 p.m.
Letters and Science, Political Science
An engaged citizenry is crucial to the success of a democratic society.
At an age when most people would be content to reflect upon their accomplishments, 95-year-old Luis Leal, professor of Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has published another book.
Letters and Science, Chicano Studies
The University of California has approved a proposal by UC Santa Barbara to establish the nation's first doctoral program in Chicano studies.
Letters and Science, Religious Studies
Best known as a literary theorist and as the father of deconstruction, philosopher Jacques Derrida also has devoted much of his career to the contemplation of religion.