Fall Quarter 2020 In-Person Classes List

As UC Santa Barbara closes in on a hybrid fall quarter, the Nexus has compiled a list of all remaining in-person classes.
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UCSB Asst. Professor Sues Journalist for Defamation Over Reportings About Title IX Violations

In the lawsuit filed last month, Professor Danielle Kurin alleges that journalist Michael Balter knowingly made defamatory, libelous and slanderous statements against her.
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Michael V. Drake Appointed as First Black UC President, Succeeding Janet Napolitano

Drake is the 21st UC President and the first Black president in UC history.
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Santa Barbara To Close Indoor Restaurants, Wineries and Movie Theaters Under Gov. Newsom’s Order

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has yet to issue an official order about the changes.
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Hours Ahead, But Left Behind: International Students Face Uncertainty With Remote Instruction

The switch to remote learning forced international students to quickly decide whether to stay in Santa Barbara or go to their home countries
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“Walking, talking, living embodiments of resilience”: Students and Faculty Address Anti-Blackness at UCSB in Zoom Panel

The Zoom panel, titled “State Violence, Anti-Blackness, and the Black Student Experience,” was hosted by the Center for Black Studies Research at UCSB.
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Zoombombing Interrupts Second 71st Senate Meeting in a Row

The Senate now plans to meet this Friday at 11 a.m. and again on May 3 at 6 p.m.
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UC Suspends ACT and SAT in Admissions

If a new test has not been implemented by 2025, the testing requirement for California students will be eliminated altogether.
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Swearing in of 71st A.S. Senate, A.S. Executives Overshadowed by Recall Fight Against President Beasley, Zoombombing

Despite the controversy about Beasley during the 70th Senate meeting, his swearing in came and went with little fanfare.
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Term in Review: IVP Alli Adam

Transparency and availability in A.S. posed a challenge this spring with a remote quarter, but Adam led the Senate’s shift to weekly Zoom meetings and deemed the transition a success. 
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Newly Narrowed Title IX Regulations To Affect UCSB and the UC System

The regulations were approved by Secretary DeVos on May 6 and must be implemented at all educational institutions that receive federal funding by August 2020.
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President Napolitano Recommends Suspension of SAT and ACT

The ACT and SAT would be optional for two years, with testing requirements eliminated completely for two years after that.
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UCSB Teaching Assistants End Wildcat Strike, Submit Withheld Winter Quarter Grades

UCSB graduate students were the last of any UC campus to continue withholding grades.
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UC Santa Cruz COLA Strikers To Submit Withheld Fall and Winter Grades

Around 80 UCSC graduate students who were dismissed from their spring TA positions are still without work.
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CU Maintains Senate Majority, Executive Branch Splits Even

For the first time, both the Associated Students election campaigning and results night took place remotely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the shift to remote instruction.
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