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TMP Fair Funds Medical Research Startup

The UCSB Technology Management Program held its 14th annual New Venture Competition Finals yesterday at the Corwin Pavilion, with medical diagnostic test business venture Asta Fluidic Technologies win...
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Club Hosts Largest Swing-Style Dance Event in a Decade

The UCSB Swing and Ballroom Dance Club will throw a 1950s-themed sock hop party featuring live music tomorrow from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Student Resources Building. The event — funded by the Afte...
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New Initiative To Tax Downtown Nightlife Locales

One of Santa Barbara mayor Helene Schneider’s proposed ballot measures, an additional tax on several bars and nightclubs in Santa Barbara’s busy downtown area, has recently come under fire from lo...
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Free Event To Discuss Impact of Comedy Television

UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center will host the “All in the…Modern Family” conference on April 27 at the Pollock Theater to explore the genre of scripted television comedies. The free event — co-hos...
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Career Planning Lectures Focus on International Jobs

UCSB Career Services is offering a series of presentations on international career planning at 5 p.m. every Tuesday this quarter in Chemistry 1171. The lectures will span topics related to globally or...
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Alumnus Designs New Dolly

UCSB alumnus Jeremy Canterbury has designed an easy-to-use camera dolly that allows any DSLR, camcorder or iPhone to film with clarity and professional quality without breaking the bank on equipment. ...
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5K Walk to Raise Funds for SB Recovery Learning Center

The Mental Wellness Center of Santa Barbara opened registration for its first annual Walk for Mental Wellness this week, trekking toward its $100,000 fundraising goal for the Recovery Learning Center....
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Green Projects To Commence Spring Quarter

UCSB’s Green Initiative Fund awarded $172,932 in grants to 13 water and energy sustainability projects campus-wide, including reusable water bottle “hydration stations” and various solar-power f...
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New Bakery Opens Downtown

First Picks Management opened Santa Barbara’s first Panera Bread eatery last weekend in La Cumbre Plaza on upper State Street. The popular restaurant chain serves freshly baked breads and offers a m...
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Local Builders Focus on Efficiency

Isla Vista property owners St. George and Associates contracted architectural firm Shubin + Donaldson to construct a 52,700-square-foot development on 870 Camino Del Sur. The project features five bui...
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Projects Expand UCSB’s Facilities

Several construction projects in UCSB’s Long Range Development Plan will come to fruition over the upcoming months, including additional dormitory housing and the completion of a youth education bui...
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Yang Bails Out Grad Travel Fund

Chancellor Henry T. Yang personally donated $50,000 to cover shortfalls in the campus’ Doctoral Student Travel Grants budget through the summer of 2013. The scholarships are granted on a first-come,...
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New Network Hosts Event Planning

UCSB alumnus Omri Cohen has created a web startup called Capsule, designed to enhance the event-planning and photo-sharing experience by connecting attendees in a private manner. After a year filled w...
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I.V. Skate Shop To Celebrate Opening

The Isla Vista Movement Boardshop is hosting a grand opening party this Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. after skating its way to a new location on Pardall Road. The shop — open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...
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Universities Study Effects of Weed on Lung Health

In a national study, researchers at UC San Francisco found that a low to moderate level of marijuana usage is less harmful to the pulmonary system than tobacco use. The researchers believe the data ca...
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