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  • Letters and Science, Black Studies

    Scholars of African American studies from all over the country will converge at UC Santa Barbara May 2-4 for an important conference on the economic impact of slavery in the United States.

    All sessions are free and open to the public.

  • Letters and Science, Earth Science

    Tanya Atwater, a professor of geological sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is one of six faculty members nationwide to receive one of this year's National Science Foundation (NSF) Director's Awards for Distinguished...

  • Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

    The Gevirtz Research Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the Whittier Family Foundations to design, implement, and research two innovative informal education programs that focus on youth...

  • Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Letters and Science, Earth Science, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

    UC Santa Barbara professors John Nathan and David W. Lea have been named recipients of prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced Monday.

  • Letters and Science, Religious Studies

    Jose Cabezon will give his inaugural lecture as UC Santa Barbara's Dalai Lama Professor of Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. in the campus Multicultural Center.

  • Letters and Science, French and Italian

    University of Pittsburgh assistant professor Philip Watts has become the fourth author with UCSB ties in the past eight years to have been honored with the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for best book in French and Francophone Literary Studies...

  • Letters and Science, Earth Science

    An article in Nature Magazine this week reports new information about the movement of the upper mantle immediately underneath the Earth's crust.

  • Letters and Science, Religious Studies

    Former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey to give keynote speech During a 33-year career at UC Santa Barbara as a beloved professor of religious studies, the late Walter Capps advocated ardent but polite discourse as the proper road to problem-solving...

  • Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

    Five thousand students in the Oxnard Elementary School District will receive academic support and assistance through Kinko's Effective Schools Initiative, an educational reform program being implemented by the California Center for Effective...

  • Letters and Science, Anthropology

    Students call her enthusiastic and empowering. Her colleagues call a her a dedicated researcher.