Features    spring/summer 2010


Transforming Trash
into a
Teaching Experience

Peace Corps volunteer and alumna Laura Kutner
helped a Guatemalan community turn litter into an
elementary school

By Starshine Roshell


Former UCSB's Grad Student's Invention Helping to Clean Up Gulf Oil Spill

Oil skimmer is brainchild of Bren School's Victoria Broje, Ph.D. '06

Gaucho Students Turn into Environmental Educators with Earth-friendly Lessons

Recycling, solar energy, organics -- Program makes it elementary

2010 Alumni Put Green Project into Practice in Partnership with China

SAFEGUARD software helps track greenhouse gas emissions

Check out photos from the 4th annual All Gaucho Reunion. We have images from the Gaucho Gallop, Alumni Awards Banquet, Golden Gaucho Reunion, and more!


Around Storke Tower

Iraqi Students Connect with UCSB Students Through Late-Night Videoconference

"A Dialogue for Peace" was an effort to build relationships among the countries' younger generations ...read more

More Around Storke Tower


Underwater Asphalt Volcanoes Discovered in Santa Barbara Channel

About 10 miles off the Santa Barbara coast, a series of impressive landmarks rise from the sea floor ...read more

More Research

Alumni Authors

Explorations: Sacred Places and Inner Spaces
Erline Dessie Goodell

The poetry of Erline Dessie Goodell evolves from her observations of nature and the world ... read more

More Alumni Authors


UC Santa Barbara Ends Softball Season with Win Over UC Davis

The series win marked the Gauchos' second of the season, and they finish with a 15-37 mark ...read more ...

More Sports



Noralee Griswold Minucci, ’65, retired after 25 years teaching high school English and running the Shakespeare Festival...read more ...Steven N. Murray, ’66, M.A. ’68, has been named acting vice president for academic affairs at CSU Fullerton. An international authority on coast marine ecosystems, Murray was named...read more ...

Let your fellow Gauchos know about the Milestones in your life -- weddings, births, promotions, retirements, honors, and more -- by submitting a class note to Coastlines magazine. If you want to submit a photo to run with your Milestone, please email the image to Andrea Huebner, Publications director.