The Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association recently received a $350,000 grant from local attorney Christina Djernaes and the Kind World Foundation to fund the development of a new ice rink in Goleta. The “Ice in Paradise” campaign will seek additional funding to move forward with the project despite current [...]
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In continuation of yesterday’s installment of UCSB’s Most and Least Useful Majors, as compiled by Newsweek using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, today the Nexus provides the Six Most Useful Majors offered on campus. The list’s inclusion of all that is mathematical and hard science-based — aside from the [...]
Citing data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Newsweek recently released a list of what it consid- ers the 13 Most Useful and Useless col- lege majors after weighing factors such as employment rates and salary directly following graduation. Unsurprisingly, the ultimate hard science trifecta of mechanical, electri- [...]
The city of Santa Barbara recently offered grants collectively worth $1.3 million to dozens of local community service organizations. City officials allocated over half a million dollars to capital projects and over $700,000 in community development block grants to various groups, including the Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center, Transition House, [...]
UCSB will offer its first fully online courses during this year’s Summer Sessions for students seeking the convenience of a UC education from home. Session A will feature Geography 8: Living with Global Warming, while Session B will offer Chemistry 142A: Biochemistry Lecture; Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 108A: General [...]