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UCSB Engineering Assistant Professor Wins Award For Research on Coffee Spillage

UCSB mechanical engineering assistant professor Rouslan Krechetnikov was selected for the 2012 Ig Nobel Prize for studying the physics behind “coffee sloshing” during the 22nd annual award ceremon...
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Campus Staff Discuss Construction Plans

The UCSB Management Service Officers and Business Officers discussed a range of topics including the implementation of a new UCSB financial system and ongoing campus construction at their quarterly me...
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Students Showcase Visual Creations

The 20th annual UCSB Reel Loud film festival will feature a series of student-made movies at 8 p.m. tonight in Campbell Hall. The event will open at 6 p.m. with local art displays and live musical per...
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Extravaganza Brings Rusko, Cee Lo to SB

Thousands of UCSB students, faculty and staff piled into Harder Stadium yesterday for Associated Students Program Board’s annual Extravaganza music festival. This year’s lineup incorporated a rang...
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UCSB Makes Playboy List

UCSB is ranked No. 10 on Playboy’s annual “Top Ten Party Schools” list, dropping two spots from last year. The campus was first noted in the magazine in 2002, coming in at No. 22, before claimin...
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University To Host County Grade School Science Fair

Ingenuity will be erupting at the 56th annual Santa Barbara County Science Fair today at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion.
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Floatopia, Extravaganza Talks Begin

The Office of Student Life met last Friday to discuss the university’s involvement in upcoming campus and community-wide events.
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Student Films Break Tension

UCSB’s Recreational Sports Dept. recently released the first installment of the “Study Break” video series on gauchosplay.com, hoping to offer some comedic relief to a studious student b...
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Audit Reveals Flaws in Accessibility of UC Records

The University of California system has received a failing report card in a statewide public records transparency audit.
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UCSB Collection Commemorates Past Presidents

In honor of Presidents’ Day and Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, the Davidson Library will host a special exhibition on American presidents.
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Distinguished Duo To Host Debate on State of Academic Freedom

Academic scholars Cary Nelson and Stanley Fish will host the eighth annual Arthur N. Rupe Debate in Campbell Hall today at 8 p.m. to discuss the role of academic freedom in higher learning.
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Santa Barbara EAP Scholars Soar in Numbers

More students from UCSB studied abroad last year with the Education Abroad Program than from any other UC campus.
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Science Awards ‘Breakthrough of the Year’ to UCSB Researchers

A quantum device designed by a group of UCSB physicists has recently been named the 2010 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science.
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Study Explores Sex-Related Drug Preferences in Rodents

UCSB psychology graduate student Kerri Kerstetter recently found that female rats prefer a cocaine high to a food coma.
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Professor To Gain Award

UCSB sociology professor Nikki Jones will receive the New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology for her research on aggression in adolescent females.
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