UCSB Alumna Wins Seat on SB City Council

Cathy Murillo, Randy Rowse and Dale Francisco will take the three open seats on the Santa Barbara City Council, according to semi-official results from the city clerk’s office. As of press time on Tuesday afternoon, Francisco led the election with 15.86 percent of votes, followed by Murillo with 15.77 percent and Rowse with 15.40 percent. […]

Gaucho Alumna’s Research Spurs Acclaimed Device

Former UCSB graduate student Victoria Broje’s research contributed to the design of a revolutionary drum oil skimmer, which recently received the 2011 Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE’s $1 million top prize. Illinois-based corporation Elastec/American Marine took first place for their high-efficiency drum, which is based on a modernized model Broje presented in her 2006 […]

Beloved Alumna Passes

UCSB alumna Lorely Gutierrez died on Sept. 17. She was 22 years old.

Alumna Wins Nobel for Cancer Research

Carol Greider, who graduated from UCSB as an undergraduate in 1983, was named the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine yesterday for her contributions to cancer research.