UCSB researchers have discovered that certain compounds in cinnamon may have the potential to be used in the development of a drug that would prevent Alzheimer’s disease. According to graduate student Roshni George, who worked alongside adjunct biology professor Donald Graves and associate professor John Lew of the Department of [...]
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Emeritus professor of earth science James Kennett and a team of researchers have uncovered new evidence supporting the theory of cosmic impact. This theory maintains that 12,800 years ago, cosmic impact led to the extinction of all animals living in the last ice age. Kennett and over two dozen colleagues [...]
With over 6,000 alumni expected to return to campus this weekend, the UCSB Alumni Association is hosting a variety of events, ranging from lectures to athletics, as part of the seventh annual All Gaucho Reunion. The series of events will kick off today and continue through Sunday with activities such [...]
This year’s admission process was the most selective in UCSB history, with just 39 percent of the over 62,000 prospective applicants being admitted for the 2013-2014 school year. According to the Office of Admissions, the statistic marks a six percent decrease from the 45 percent of applicants offered admission last [...]
This weekend, the Community Environmental Council will host the 43rd annual Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park in the West Coast’s most well-attended Earth Day celebration, with renowned environmental lawyer Van Jones and television personality Bill Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, both receiving the Environmental Hero [...]