Features    FALL 2011


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Blue Horizons
Films Splash Across the Screen

By Deirdre O'Shea

Blue Horizons students make films that call attention to problems facing Southern California's oceans.


Connecting with the Community --

Theater Program Turns Outreach into Odyssey for All

UC Santa Barbara students and teens from Los Prietos Boys Camp, engage in undertaking both humbling and exhilarating.

Connecting with the Community --

Viva el Arte Takes Cultural Experience to Families

Cultural traditions and identity brought to local communities through free music and dance events.

University of California
Generates $46.3 Billion
in Economy Activity for State

Every $1 the California taxpayer invests in UC provides support that results in nearly $14 in overall economic output.

Recent Events Turn
the Spotlight on
Domestic Workers

UCSB Professor Eileen Boris talks with The Houston Chronicle about shedding light on a powerless profession.


Around Storke Tower

Cheadle Center Completing Collection Catalog

Thanks to a $80,655 grant, the Cheadle Center will be able to complete ...read more


The Evolving Human Relationship with Fire

Researchers analyze the diverse human uses of fire ...read more

Alumni Authors

"Well, Mr. Mudrick Said - A Memoir"

Discover the story of a founder of UCSB's College of Creative Studies ... read more



Volleyball Coach Gregory Wins Career Game No. 850

Gregory becomes just the 10th NCAA coach to ever do so ...read more



Eco-investing with a Difference, J Britton Smith MESM ’99 , joined Santa Barbara Asset Management as a portfolio manager .....read more ...Carol Rozansky,, ’74, has been named chair of the Education Department at Columbia College ...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.

Read the minutes of the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association's 2011 Annual Meeting


Examining Effects of Rating System on Giving Imagine that you have just mailed off
a donation to your favorite environmental charity…

The Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell Aaron Belkin, Director of UC's Palm Center, Talks with Democracy Now…