Out for the Count: With 2020 Census on the Horizon, Census Specialist Explains the Process

The process takes months, and the results of the census are compiled and delivered to the president in December, with the results available to the public in early 2021.
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Soc 152A Professors Reminisce Over More than Four Decades of Teaching Sex-Ed

Janice and John Baldwin have been teaching the current iteration of Soc 152A for over 40 years.
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Former UCSB Professor Faces Paper Retractions, Suspicions Regarding Anomalous Data

The investigations into Pruitt’s data will no doubt have an enormous impact on Pruitt, his collaborators and the broader field of animal personality research.
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“Two Years After Fire and Flood”: Santa Barbara Community Evaluates Impacts and Responses

On Sunday, Santa Barbara community members attended a public conversation regarding the aftermath of the Thomas Fire in December 2017 and January 2018 and the Montecito mudflows.
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RCSGD Personnel and Students Reconvene to Discuss 2017 Demands, Including Unmet Demand for New Building

Two years later, the largest and most costly demand is the last one left: the designation of a free-standing building for the RCSGD.
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UCSB Researchers Use Shark Denticles To Better Understand Pre-Human Era Population Baselines

Dillon is looking at the dermal denticles of sharks, the tooth-like scales which cover shark skin, to better understand their population baselines and abundance in a number of contexts. 
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The Code Less Traveled: SB Hacks 2020 Focuses on Hacker Experience

For 36 hours from 5 p.m. on Friday to 9 a.m. on Sunday, over 340 coders worked tirelessly in Corwin Pavilion during SB Hacks VI, UC Santa Barbara’s largest annual hackathon.
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One Limb, Two Limb, Left Limb, Right Limb: The Ground Rules of Planar Cell Polarity

The way in which structural symmetry is broken and complexity forms in an organism depends on the directional instructions given to cells, provided by pathways known as planar polarity pathways.
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Recapping the First Annual Blockchain Summit at UCSB

On Nov. 23, the campus organization Blockchain at UCSB hosted the first-ever Santa Barbara Blockchain Summit at Corwin Pavilion, featuring tech industry leaders, start-up founders and professors. 
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You Reef What You Sow: Coral Reef Management and Status in a Warming World

“Many reefs around the world are losing ecosystem function and declining to degraded states with a loss of coral cover, less fish and the proliferation of algae,” Donovan said.
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Mental Health in Medicine: Presented by Vania Manipod, D.O., at UCSB

Manipod described her own experience with occupational burnout and how living with the condition led to her reevaluate her career and her priorities as a psychiatrist. 
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Fungus Among Us: Researchers Map Lineages of Chytrid Fungus Affecting Sierra Nevada Frogs

Not unlike the plot of a B-list horror movie, a fatal disease in frogs, chytridiomycosis, has spread all across the world on a pandemic scale in mere decades.
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Convergent Evolution in Deep-Sea Fish

Last week, the Oakley lab invited Matt Davis from St. Cloud State University to speak about his research on the evolution of ray-finned fishes in the deep sea.
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So Mushroom for Growth: New Psychedelic Club at UCSB Aims To Shift Conversation and Culture

The priority of Psychedelic Club is to start the conversation about psychedelic use. 
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Turning the Tide: Researchers Conduct Study of Climate Change Effects on Mexican Fisheries

UCSB researchers aimed to devise a method to evaluate climate change-driven impacts on fisheries with limited data, as well as appropriate ways to respond to anticipated changes.
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