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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Helios Interactive Technologies co-founder Michael Schaiman graduated from UCSB in ’98 with degrees in political science and history. Years later, Schaiman says that the bonds he feels with other Gauchos has a profound impact on his life, even today.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Ant scientists are now busier than ever. With climate change resulting in increasingly extreme dry and wet weather and the convergence of two rival ant species, UCSB researchers are working to tackle questions about how to control the pesky insects.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Who knew fruit flies could help improve our understanding of human health? UCSB physicists have developed a mathematical approach to analyze interactions between gut bacteria in fruit flies, which could lead to a better understanding of interactions between human gut microbes.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Finishing up #GauchoCourses this quarter with TMP 122: Entrepreneurship!

    Start me up! In TMP 122: Entrepreneurship, students learn all the business tools and needs of startups. They are also members of a team that develops a plan and pitches a startup idea to a panel of business experts, like in the TV show Shark Tank. Professor Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts, uses compelling experiences to lead the class and to help students figure out their best personal plan.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Sixteen UC Santa Barbara researchers have been named among the most influential scientists in the world, according to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List released by Clarivative Analytics. The annual list recognizes researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world whose work has had major impact in their fields.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • While Latino culture might not leap to mind as a well spring of speculative fiction, Ben Olguín — Presidential Chair of UCSB’s Department of English — believes otherwise. Olguín is now a winner of the 39th annual American Book Awards for his book, “Altermundos: Latin@ Speculative Literature, Film and Popular Culture”!

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Undergraduates in UCSB’s College of Creative Studies (CCS) will soon have an exciting opportunity to dive into the field of ocean science. CCS plans to add a marine science major to the eight programs it currently offers, with a tentative launch date of fall 2020.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • UCSB researchers recently uncovered a new mechanism by which strains of bacteria target and destroy their rivals. What does this mean for modern medicine? The development could potentially lead to better drug delivery systems and antibiotics.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Milo Sensors, a tech startup founded by UC Santa Barbara alumni, took first place in the 2018 University of California Startup Showcase for their efforts to create the next wave of wearable technology. Congratulations to the team!

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Parent-teacher conferences can be pretty daunting, especially for non-native English-speaking parents. That’s why UCSB’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is employing student translators to attend meetings at local elementary schools in order to facilitate communication between teachers and parents.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Will China become the world’s dominant actor in science and technology? UCSB’s Richard Appelbaum co-authored a book in which he gives his take.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Building a better tomorrow! In ME 128: Design of Biomedical Devices, students are introduced to the challenges of biomedical device design, prototyping and testing, material considerations, regulatory requirements, design control, human factors and ethics.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Chew on this: A team of scientists, including one from UCSB, are researching how the diet of herbivores can affect levels of plant diversity on our planet.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Not one, not two, but five UC Santa Barbara professors have joined the ranks as Fellows of the AAAS - The American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2018!

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • There are still a few hours left on Giving Tuesday. Consider a donation to support UC Santa Barbara students like Jacob. Give now at http://ow.ly/1xUv30mM9ds.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Supporting UC Santa Barbara creates a community ready to reach back and raise up the next generation of students. Help Gauchos find their careers and inner philanthropists by making a donation on Giving Tuesday.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • UCSB’s engineering professor Umesh Mishra has dedicated decades of research to the development of gallium nitride (GaN), a compound with valuable, energy-saving properties. Tomorrow, Nov. 26, 4 p.m. at Corwin Pavillion, Mishra will present a lecture on the power of GaN to modernize existing technology, reduce power consumption and limit energy waste.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Physicists at UCSB have gleaned new insights into the phenomenon called spin, which is responsible for the magnets we use in our every day lives. Their impressive findings have been featured in the journal of Science Advances.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Translocation — the process of capturing, transporting, then releasing animals elsewhere to conserve species — is proving to aid the recovery of the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, an endangered species. In collaboration with the National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, UCSB ecologist Roland Knapp is leading a team of field crews to to give the vanishing species a second chance.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • “A word after a word after a word is power” – Margaret Atwood.
    In LING 50: Language and Power, students examine how social identities and relations (nationality, class, ethnicity, age, gender) are constructed, maintained, and challenged via language practices, policies, and ideologies. They also consider power dynamics in multiple domains including everyday interaction, education, media (advertising, news, film/tv, online), and political discourse.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Happy Thanksgiving! Last year, we asked Gauchos what they were thankful for at UCSB. What are you thankful for?

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • The history of Thanksgiving has a much more complicated and interesting history than is normally portrayed in popular culture and our educational system. Ann Marie Plane, a specialist in colonial North American and Native American history at UCSB, shares the roots of Thanksgiving in this article.

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • The 3rd annual UC Entrepreneur Competition is back! University of California students, faculty, and alums who have a startup are invited to participate for the chance to pitch their ideas to more than 700 business leaders and venture capitalists in January. The winner will take home a $15,000 prize for his or her company!

University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
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  • Father Luis Olivares once enjoyed the glamorous life of Wall Street, then walked away from it all to serve refugees and undocumented Mexican immigrants. His captivating journey is chronicled in “Father Luis Olivares — A Biography: Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles,” by UCSB professor Mario Garcia.

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