Features    Spring 2012


Transformative Justice

By Elizabeth Werhane '00

Collaborative Project Uses Words, Art, and Research
to Expand Concepts of Teaching and Learning


Bearing Witness,
Bringing Justice

Peter Bouckaert, '93, and
Human Rights Watch Serve as Sentinels to the World

UCEAP Still Brings
the World Within Reach

UC Education Abroad Program Celebrates 50 Years of Broadening Students' Horizons

Let's Be Better Together
at the All Gaucho Reunion

Find out all UCSB will offer during this year's biggest alumni event
Go to All Gaucho Reunion website

Titanic Discoverer Looks Back at UCSB Days

100 years after Titanic's sinking, Robert Ballard '65 revisits his start at UCSB


Around Storke Tower

UCSB Among Top 20 Campuses Producing
Peace Corps Volunteers

UC Santa Barbara has moved up in the 2012 rankings of colleges that send the largest number of volunteers to serve in the Peace Corps...read more


Researchers Discover Link Between Visual Pathways
of Hydras and Humans

Studying the hydra in both bright and dim conditions, the researchers discovered that bright light actually inhibits the firing of the stinging cells. ...read more

Alumni Authors

Anthropological Study: "Tasting the Good Life: Wine Tourism in the Napa Valley"

While anthropologists often have been accused of failing to "study up," this book turns an anthropological lens on an elite activity -- wine tasting. ... read more


Women's Basketball Wins Big West Championships Against Long Beach State

The UC Santa Barbara women's basketball team finished the Big West Tournament on March 10 by capturing its 14th tournament crown....read more



Eco-investing with a Difference, Barrie Walkley, '67, has been named special representative to the Great Lakes Region of Africa, which includes the Democratic Republic of Congo .....read more ...Fowzia Karimi, '96, received a 2011 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award ...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.

Letters to the Editor

A Call for Balance in Environmentalism and Education... read more ...

2012 Annual Meeting Agenda

The 2012 Annual meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 2...
read more ...


Chicano Artist Leo Limon Celebrated in Book Released by UCSB's CEMA Titled "The Art of Leo Limon: Giving Voice to the Chicano Experience," the book contains a series of interviews with the highly popular artist, who is one of the most prominent in the Chicano arts movement. ...

Global Experts Question Claims About Jellyfish Populations Blooms, or proliferation, of jellyfish have shown a substantial, visible impact on coastal populations, but a new study casts doubts on increase of jellyfish populations. ...