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Academy Selects UCSB Physicist for VP Position

Physics Professor James Langer, who has taught and researched at UCSB for 18 years, was elected Wednesday as vice president of the National Academy of Sciences, the country's most influential science ...
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Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Parcel at Rob Gym

UC Police Dept. Capt. Michael Foster said the police dispatcher received a report regarding the package, which was about two inches thick and did not have an address or any identifying marks.
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UCSB Black Studies Dept. Built From 1968 Black Student Union Protest

"We thought we were doing the right thing," said Dalton Nezy. "I still think it was the right thing."
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Ukranian Artist Speaks and Donates Interactive Art to UCSB

Facing a crowd of 500 people as a UC Regents' lecturer, Ilya Kabakov talked trash.
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UCSB Applicant Increase Illustrates System Trend

A record 39,935 students applied for admission to UCSB for Fall Quarter 2001, an 8.8 percent increase over last year that mirrors a systemwide trend of bolstered applications
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A Live Wire With Plastics: Nobel Winner Alan Heeger

The first in a four-part series exploring the contributions of UCSB's nobel laureates. Today's article features the life of Alan Heeger.
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Winter Storms Bring Big Waves, Hidden Dangers

As a week of winter storms stoked swells overhead Thursday, Isla Vista surfers braved the cold, chop and runoff hazard for a chance to catch some of the area's biggest waves of the year.
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CalPIRG Aids in Effort to Protect Woodlands

Environmental groups are claiming victory after President Clinton and the United States Forest Service announced a plan Jan. 4 to protect 58 million acres of roadless national forest from road buildin...
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UCSB, UCLA Team Up to Work on Nanotechnology

UCSB was selected as the site for one of three California Institutes for Science and Innovation, ensuring a big chunk of government and corporate money to build a campus nanosystems institute.
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Armed Machines Ready to Unleash Fury, Annihilation

Meet Dr. Inferno Jr.: a 2-foot tall robot with saws for arms, carbon-fiber armor, a "Terminator 2"-style metal skeleton, and most importantly, a nasty penchant for destruction.
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