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Econ Dept. To Create Endowed Chair with Alumnus Donations

The Department of Economics received a total of $5 million dollars in grants during fiscal year 2014, most of which was given by Richard Aster, an alumnus who passed away in 2012.
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A.S. Discusses Young’s Retirement, GHI

The Associated Students Senate met Wednesday night in the UCen’s Flying A room to discuss resolutions on former Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Michael Young’s retirement celebration, Gaucho He...
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Finance and Business Committee Hears From Student Groups

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee met Monday evening to address funding requests from 25 campus organizations and allocated full funding for 15 organizations, partial funding for ...
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Town Hall Meeting Discusses I.V. Infrastructure, Self-Governance

The first Isla Vista self-governance town hall of the year was held Thursday night at Santa Barbara Hillel to gather community feedback about how to improve infrastructure and services in Isla Vista t...
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A.S. Finance and Business Committee Entertains Funding Requests

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee met Monday evening in the Flying A Room of the UCen and heard from 12 campus organizations looking to receive funding for events being held prima...
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Organization Names UCSB as Hispanic Serving Intitution

University administrators announced Wednesday that UCSB has been named a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) due to the campus’ 25 perc...
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Sigma Pi Memorializes Late Chapter Director

Sigma Pi Chapter Director at UCSB Gary Grubacich passed away at his home due to natural causes on Jan. 12.
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A.S. Finance and Business Committee Hears Requests

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee met to hear from 26 different organizations funding requests on Monday night.
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Event Honors Michael D. Young

A retirement reception for Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Michael Young was held Friday in Corwin Pavilion to honor and celebrate his 25-year career with the Student Affairs Division.
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Water Rate Increase Approved to Fund Desalination Plant

The Santa Barbara City Council approved raising water rates in order to amass the $40 million needed to reactivate the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant.
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A Tale of Two Protests

Civil-rights activists and anti-immigration groups held opposing protests in front of the Santa Barbara News-Press office in downtown Santa Barbara Monday afternoon over fallout regarding all...
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UCSB Receives Grant for Mental Health Services

Congresswoman Lois Capps announced that the university will receive a federal grant of roughly half a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Education (D.O.E.) to fund mental health services to a...
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A.S. Finance and Business Committee Discusses Requests

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee met in the State Street Room in the UCen on Monday evening to listen to and grant funding requests to various student organizations.
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Block Party Tomorrow to Feature Live Music, Dancing, Silent Disco

The Associated Students Womyn’s Commission is hosting a block party at Perfect Park on 976 Embarcadero Del Norte in Isla Vista from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. tomorrow night featuring musical performances, da...
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Nakamura Continues To Pick Up Accolades

Materials professor and recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics Shuji Nakamura was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on Dec 16.
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