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College Crowns and Frowns

UCs dump tar sands stock; UCSB and Westmont ranked. Read story.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

New Study Estimates High Plastic Levels in Seabirds

UCSB Researchers say approximately 90 percent of seabirds have eaten plastic. Read story.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

John McCutcheon’s Gaucho Dreams

Talking facilities and the future with UCSB’s new athletic director. Read story.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

UCSB Heading Major Photonic Technology Research Effort

Campus will lead West Coast division of $110 million public-private partnership. Read story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

UC Minimum Wage Will Increase to $15 by 2017

Janet Napolitano announces gradual hike for UC employees and students. Read story.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Funding Source Revealed in UC Tropicana Purchase

When the University of California purchased three Tropicana student housing properties earlier this month, the funds came from the system’s housing arm. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

UCSB Hackers Win $750,000

They also qualified for a national cybersecurity competition. Read story.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Students Stage Sit-In at Cheadle Hall

Present Chancellor Yang with list of requests to reform UCSB's response to sexual assaults. Read story.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Remembering May 23

A series of events, from a paddle-out to a prayer service, is scheduled in the coming weeks. Read story.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

S.B. Economy Looking Good, But Rental Market a Mess

The UCSB Economic Forecast Project hosted its annual summit. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Princeton Review Ranks UCSB Among Country's Greenest Colleges

UCSB got another green feather in its cap last week, placing third in the Princeton Review’s list of Top 50 Green Colleges Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sara Miller McCune Donates $5 Million to UCSB

SAGE Publications cofounder Sara Miller McCune (pictured above) recently gave a $5 million gift to UCSB. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sam Cathcart Dies

War veteran, football star and longtime Santa Barbara High coach. Read story.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

UCSB Nobel Laureate Wins Another Award

Shuji Nakamura, the UCSB professor who recently won a Nobel prize in physics, won another national award this week for his pioneering work on LED lighting. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

UCSB Vice Chancellor Announces Retirement

Michael Young looks back on 25 years of student life and the challenges that lie ahead. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015
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