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IAC
IAC

From campus to capital: Insights into UCSB’s Investment Advisory Committee

The IAC manages an active portfolio worth over $200,000. The best-performing stock the IAC holds is NVIDIA with an unrealized return percentage of 37,744.43% and a realized percentage of 1,399.84%.
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Where’s our tuition going? A deep dive into A.S. budget allocation and student services

UCSB's undergraduates pay $237.29 in fees to Associated Students every quarter, and they are primarily used to fund A.S. departments, student organizations and student services.
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Disruption and dialogue: Quantifying the effects of the UC school system strikes

The nearly six-week strike by UC graduate student workers led to substantial wage increases while maintaining the number of teaching assistant-led classes.
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Degrees Conferred

UCSB academic departments have seen growth in undergraduate degrees conferred in recent years

Communication, psychological & brain sciences, economics, biological sciences, statistics and data science and physics are among the top growing majors from 2013-14 to 2022-23.
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Degrees Conferred

Munching metrics: Mapping retail dining nutrition at UCSB

The Nexus analyzed the top-10 most calorie-dense menu options at four retail dining restaurants located on the UCSB campus.
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FOOD BANK

Food insecurity amongst UCSB students

The Associated Students (A.S.) Food Bank and the Food Security and Basic Needs Advising Center at UCSB are working to reduce food insecurity.
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Bike racks
Bike racks

Navigating the bike-friendly campus: challenges and solutions at UCSB

The proportion of students biking to campus has decreased over the past decade. while the proportion of those walking increased.
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Play like a Gaucho: UCSB women athletes celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Feb. 7, 2024 marked the 38th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day. As of the 2023-2024 school year, 184 women athletes represent UCSB in the Big West and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
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ChatGPTAi

Learning and Large Language Models: Charting ChatGPT’s changes to curriculum

ChatGPT has been utilized at UC Santa Barbara for over a year, influencing teaching methods and academic curricula with its advanced text processing and generation abilities.
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From checkups to coverage: Understanding UCSB’s healthcare landscape

UCSB’s Student Health Service logged a total of 49,197 student visits between Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, and a majority of the students who visited were covered under UC SHIP.
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The best time to hit the books: Exploring occupancy trends in the UCSB Library

Visitors primarily frequent UC Santa Barbara's Davidson Library during weekday afternoons. There are relatively few visitors between the hours of 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. and on Friday and Saturday nights.
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UCSB baseball players reflect on their summer league experiences

Four UCSB baseball players provided insight into their daily lives while playing summer league baseball.
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UCSB releases 2022-23 course grades

58.34% of course letter grades awarded were A’s, according to data obtained by the Nexus from the UC Santa Barbara Office of the Registrar via a Public Records Act Request.
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Isla Vista law enforcement response from June to August, summarized

The Nexus found that 215 crimes were reported to the UCPD from June 9 to Aug. 9.
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UC and UCSB announce, reflect on fall 2023 undergraduate admission rates

The fall 2023 freshmen undergraduate class is the largest number of underrepresented students in UC history, the press release claimed.
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