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8th Annual All Gaucho Reunion

A Letter from Jan Campbell '74
UCSB Alumni Association Board President

Fellow Gaucho,
Think you know UCSB? Think again! Whether you graduated last year or the last century, chances are that the 2014 version of campus has both hidden gems and bold visions waiting to be discovered. When we cast our thoughts back to our college days, we don’t get a full picture without savoring the memory of the friends we made here at one of the most beautiful schools on the planet. This year’s All Gaucho Reunion provides the perfect opportunity to rediscover friends and again relish the campus-by-the-sea.

UC Santa Barbara has come into its own in recent years. Numerous awards and the establishment of countless new programs and research units have helped transform this institution into a world class university. Our faculty is working on cutting edge research projects - everything from more efficient lighting to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s…..and all the while, our students remain among the happiest on any college campus!

We look forward to welcoming you back to UCSB this April with the hope that there are personal discoveries to be made by each and everyone of you. We extend an invitation to you and to your family (future gauchos) to participate in all fun (and educational!) events that are scheduled.

Go Gauchos!


Sincerely,




Jan Campbell '74

UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association Board President


All Gaucho Reunion Keynote Speaker, Robert Ballard ’65

With one stroke of a pen in 1983 President Ronald Reagan doubled the area of the Earth controlled by the United States. That year the U.S. expanded its exclusive economic zone 200 nautical miles out to sea from all U.S. coasts, including Alaska, Hawaii and Pacific Islands that the U.S. holds in trust. At the time Reagan said the addition of the U.S.-controlled ocean area was for the “purpose of exploring, exploiting, conserving and managing natural resources.”

Yet this vast new part of America has largely been unexplored. Bob Ballard recently wrote in National Geographic that we have better maps of Venus and Mars, as well as the back side of the Moon, then of the ocean floor just off our coasts.

In 2012 Ballard set out like a modern day Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to discover this New America. With two research vessels, his own Nautilus and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Okeanos Explorer, both equipped with the latest in undersea sonor equipment, Ballard began mapping both the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico offshore features. In 2015 he plans to begin mapping the sea floor off the coast of California and Oregon, then head to Hawaii to map the ocean around the Hawaiian Islands.

Ballard expects this new exploration to take 10 years and reveal major new discoveries of sea life, underwater features and sunken ships. While doing research in the Gulf of Mexico he discovered three sunken wrecks, including one armed in such a way it may have been a pirate ship.
As he told National Geographic, “People say, ‘What’s your next discovery?’ I say, I don’t think you understand the process. I don’t know what I’m going to find, but I’m going to go look.”

Hall of Fame Event Will Feature Gaucho Athletic Stars

The biannual Hall of Fame induction ceremony will feature star basketball, volleyball, track and field and soccer players at an event in Santa Barbara April 26. An added highlight will be the induction of Phil Patton, the original radio “Voice of the Gauchos” in the 1950s and 1960s.

The UC Santa Barbara Hall of Fame will add women’s basketball player Lindsay Taylor, the all time leading scorer and shot blocker for the women Gauchos. In her final three seasons she was named the Big West Tournament Most Valuable Player. Two teams will be inducted into the Hall: The 1972-74 women’s volleyball team, which advanced to three consecutive championship Final Fours, and the 2004 men’s soccer team which lost the national championship game to Indiana on penalty kicks.

Men’s track and field All-American Andy Shaeffer will also be honored by joining the Hall. He was an All American shot putter and competed in the national championships.

Patton joins only three other non-athletes in the Hall of Fame. They include legendary sports information officer Donn Bernstein, trainer Harry Callihan and Mr. Gaucho, Phil Womble.

The Hall of Fame ceremony will be held at the Art Foundry in the Funk Zone at the beach in Santa Barbara at 6:00pm.

Giving Back by Running Forward Saturday, April 26, 2014

Race Info
The Gaucho Gallop, presented by GEICO, is held during the All Gaucho Reunion celebration at UCSB. The Gallop features a 5K Run/Walk, Gaucho Challenge, and the Kid’s Dash. All races will start and finish at Harder Stadium on the UC Santa Barbara campus. Complimentary parking will be available nearby.

Start Times
7:30am: Registration/Check-In begins
8:30am: Start of the Elite Rehab 5K Run/Walk
9:30am: Start of the Gaucho Challenge,
presented by Santa Barbara Airbus
9:35am: Kids Dash

Registration
Registration is available online at www.ucsbruns.com, or in person at the UCSB Mosher Alumni House (through April 23rd), or by mail.

Gaucho Challenge presented by Santa Barbara Airbus
The 3rd Annual Gaucho Challenge will test teams of 4 in an adventure style race. You’ll choose your own route, using clues, to reach the 5 challenge stations. The first team to make it back across the finish line in Harder Stadium wins!

Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
The UCSB Alumni Association Scholarship Fund empowers the next generation of leaders by investing in their current education. 100% of the race registration fee will benefit student scholarships at UCSB.

Finish Line Festival
Be sure to stick around for what promises to be the best part of the Gaucho Gallop. Listen to live music while enjoying complimentary breakfast burritos.

8th Annual All Gaucho Reunion Schedule of Events


Wednesday, April 23, 2014

3rd Annual Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium
2:30- 4:30p.m.
Engineering Sciences Bulding (ESB), Room 1001
-RSVP Requested
Experienced graduate students will present their work in a series of 10-minute general audience talks designed to appeal to chem students and professionals from any discipline and at any experience level.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Senior Breakfast
8:00-11:00a.m.
Mosher Alumni House
The Senior Breakfast is hosted by UCSB First which includes a free meal 100% donated by local restaurants. The breakfast is held to celebrate the graduating class, and to educate about the 2014 Senior Class Gift.

UCSB Campus Tours
10:30 a.m., 12p.m., 1p.m., and 2p.m.
UCSB Visitor Center
Walk with a current student or alumni guide on a 70-90 minute tour of the beautiful SB campus. Reservations: http://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/

Past/Present/Future: Dept. of Geography Colloquium
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Buchanan 1930
Professor Frank Davis will give a presentation about the UCSB Department of Geography’s meteoric rise from an academic program faced with extinction to an internationally respected Department.

TMP New Ventures Competition Fair
4:30-6:30p.m.
Cabrillo Arts Pavilion, 1118 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
Now in its 15th year, the UCSB New Venture Competition is an opportunity for any UCSB student to learn how to start a business. Student teams present their businesses to visitors from the business community in a trade show-style format.

Department of Geography Open House
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Ellison Hall
Following the colloquium presentation on the past, present, and future of UCSB Geography, there will be an open house event during which will showcase some achievements and facilities and serve light refreshments.

All Gaucho Reunion Kick Off Bash presented by Montecito Bank & Trust
5:30-7:30 p.m.
El Paseo Restaurant, 813 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
-RSVP Requested
This event, focused on celebrating the local Gaucho alumni, staff, and supporter community kicks off the All Gaucho Reunion Weekend line up. Whether you’re a UCSB alum or just a fan, join friends for cocktails, conversation and camaraderie. The evening includes a raffle and updates on UC Santa Barbara accomplishments. No-host bar. $10 donation suggested.

Natural High Series: Step into Liquid by Dana Brown
7:00-10:00p.m.
Campbell Hall
Q&A with surfers Dana Brown and Keith Malloy as they talk about their film Step into Liquid after the screening.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gaucho GeoHunt
10:00-12:15 p.m.
Ellison Hall
The first ever Gaucho GeoHunt, hosted by the Department of Geography! The Gaucho GeoHunt combines elements from scavenger hunts and geocaching, and provides a great excuse to explore the beautiful campus. For more information contact bryan@geog.ucsb.edu.

UCSB Campus Tours
10:30 a.m., 12p.m., 1p.m., and 2p.m.
UCSB Visitor Center
Walk with a current student or alumni guide on a 70-90
minute tour of the beautiful SB campus.
Reservations: www.admissions.sa.ucsb.edu

Gaucho Friday Celebration
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Arbor Walk
Students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to wear UCSB apparel for a chance to be entered in a drawing to win prizes. Mascot Olé will be walking around campus handing out raffle tickets and gift cards when he spots someone wearing UCSB gear.

Department of Geography 40th Anniversary Picnic
1:00-5:00 p.m.
Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N Los Carneros Rd, Goleta
-RSVP Requested
Top off your Geography reunion with an afternoon at historic Stow House. Apart from a catered picnic, games for kids, live music, and the gorgeous gardens and historic buildings of Rancho La Patera, enjoy the adjacent South Coast Railroad Museum and nearby Lake Los Carneros.

Larry Adams Scholars in Political Science Reception
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Mosher Alumni House
The Adams Award was created to recognize and honor former UCSB Professor Larry Adams. His strong commitment to public service and political involvement inspired a generation of UCSB students. Please join us to celebrate his legacy and all the students and alumni who benefitted so greatly from Professor Adams and the Adams Scholarship Award. Everyone is welcome!

Brain Imaging Center Tour
2:00-2:45 p.m.
Psychological & Brain Sciences Building
-RSVP Requested
Have you ever wanted to control a computer with your brain? At this demonstration a volunteer will be scanned in an MRI. Over the course of 5 minutes we will find their motor cortex and plot its output.

Earth Science Department Graduate Student
Research Review
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Webb Hall
Inviting all current and former Geology, Geological Sciences and Earth Science majors to attend the departmental Graduate Student Research review. Gather on the roof of Webb Hall for a couple hours of discussion, argument and insight accompanied by beverages and barbecue. Learn about new discoveries in the fields and socialize with others in your major!

UCSB Men’s Baseball vs. UC Riverside
3:00 p.m.
Caesar Uyesaka Stadium
Come watch the UCSB Men’s Baseball team play UC Riverside on a beautiful Friday afternoon! Tickets are free with a Gaucho pass.

Brain Imaging Center Tour
3:00-3:45 p.m.
Psychological & Brain Sciences Building
-RSVP Requested
See description on Friday, 2:00-2:45pm

Allosphere Spotlight Tour
3:45-4:15pm
Elings Hall
Participants will have a one-of-a-kind experience at the AlloSphere: a three-story cube that is one of the largest echo-free chambers in the world, completely designed to absorb reflections of sound or electromagnetic waves.
-RSVP Requested

Golden Gaucho Reunion TGIF
5:00-7:00 p.m.
El Paseo Restaurant, 813 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
-RSVP Requested
Join other “Golden Gauchos” from graduating classes 1955-65 for a special TGIF held at El Paseo Resturant, located in downtown Santa Barbara. Kick off the beginning of an unforgettable weekend! No-host bar.

ICA Open House
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Intercollegiate Athletics Building
All intercollegiate athletics alumni are invited to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and mingle with fellow alums during this casual reception. Free to attend. For more information, please contact Christina Baglas at christina.baglas@athletics.ucsb.edu or call (805) 893-5372.

Associated Students Reunion
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Corwin Pavilion
The UCSB Associated Students Office of the President invites all current students and ALL alumni of ASUCSB to come together for an AS reunion!

Briner Bowl
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond, 5925 Calle Real, Goleta
This Baker Bowl style tournament is held to remember and celebrate the life of former UCSB student, Chad Briner. Teams consist of five bowlers. Info: gauchosplay.com

Hillel Happy Hour & Shabbat
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Santa Barbara Hillel, 781 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista
-RSVP Requested
Santa Barbara Hillel is thrilled to welcome back alumni for a wonderful Shabbat celebration. Join us in our building for Student-led services at 6:30pm, followed by a delicious Kosher Shabbat dinner at 7:15pm. Come see what Jewish life is all about these days! RSVP: Jillian Juni 805-968-1290 x15; development@santabarbarahillel.org.

Student Talent Show
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Campbell Hall
Come see UCSB’s finest perform at this year’s Student Talent Show hosted by Associated Students.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Gaucho Gallop presented by GEICO
8:30 a.m. race start
Harder Stadium
Race alongside the pounding surf of the Pacific Ocean and past many UCSB landmarks. Celebrate your race with free breakfast burritos and live music. Race options include the Elite Rehab 5K Run/Walk, Gaucho Challenge and Kids Dash. Registration & information: www.ucsbruns.com

32nd Annual Alumni Softball Tournament
9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Storke Field
Sign up for the 32nd Alumni One-Pitch Softball Tournament! Each year students and alumni compete in this fun and exciting tournament. Grab your friends and register a team to compete for the gold. For more information visit www.gauchosplay.com

UCSB Campus Tours
10:30 a.m., 12p.m., 1p.m., and 2p.m.
UCSB Visitor Center
Walk with a current student or alumni guide on a 70-90 minute tour of the beautiful SB campus. Stops include lecture halls, Davidson library, residential areas, and the University Center. Reservations: http://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/

Riviera Reunion
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Riviera Campus Quad, 2020 Alameda Padre Serra,
Santa Barbara
Honoring the 1954 graduates and friends of Santa Barbara State College and UC Santa Barbara College at the Riviera Quad. Re-visit your alma mater with friends and family while enjoying a delicious barbeque, live music and a beautiful view. Cost: $35.

Golden Gaucho Luncheon
11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Mosher Alumni House
Return to UCSB and reminisce with old friends like not a day has gone by. Join alumni, faculty, and staff from 1955-1965 and let the nostalgia set in as we come together and remember the good old days! This year we will be honoring the 50th year graduation anniversary of the Class of 1964. Cost: $35 Alumni Association members/$40 nonmembers.

The Outreach Center for Teaching Ocean Science (OCTOS) “Hard Hat” Tour
11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
Ocean Science Education Building
-RSVP Requested
“Hard hat” tours of UCSB’s state-of-the-art Marine Science technology and research facilities will be offered over AGR weekend. Plans for this innovative classroom environment include an immersive theater and a two-story, 20,000 gallon kelp forest tank inside the building.

UCSB Women’s Soccer vs. UC San Diego
11:00a.m.-12:30p.m.
Harder Stadium
Alumni and friends are invited to come to Harder Stadium, the home of “Soccer Heaven” as the Women’s Soccer team takes on the Tritons of UCSD in their spring game.

GreekFest Chapter House Open Houses
12:00- 3:00 p.m.
UCSB’s Student Resource Building and Chapter Houses
in Isla Vista
Re-visit your old chapter house for a tour or just to say hello to your brothers and sisters. Is your chapter without a home? Join us at the Student Resouce Building for a reception.

UCSB Women’s Softball vs. Hawaii
12:00 p.m.
UCSB Softball Field
Come watch the UCSB Women’s Softball team play University of Hawaii. Tickets are free with a Gaucho pass.

Department of Communication Career Day
12:30- 4:00p.m.
Corwin Pavilion
Learn about the wide range of career opportunities available to Communication majors, attend alumni panels, and network with professionals in the field. Info: www.comm.ucsb.edu

The Outreach Center for Teaching Ocean Science (OCTOS) “Hard Hat” Tour
1:00-2:00p.m.
Ocean Science Education Building
-RSVP Requested
See description on Saturday, 11:00am-12:00pm.

UCSB Men’s Soccer Alumni vs. Westmont Men’s Alumni (over 30)
1:00-2:30p.m.
Harder Stadium
The UCSB Men’s Soccer team will renew their quest for alumni supremacy in what has become an annual contest against crosstown rivals Westmont alumni.

The Vietnam Class and Beyond: A Report on War
1:30-2:30p.m. (tentative)
Location TBA
In 1978 Walter Capps introduced Religious Studies 155, known simply as “the Vietnam Class.” Now, 36 years later, more than 22,000 students have taken the course. Wilson Hubbell and Jim Nolan will join Professor Richard Hecht and alumni in discussing the development and impact of the course on combat veterans from the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

UCSB Men’s Baseball vs. UC Riverside
2:00 p.m.
Caesar Uyesaka Stadium
Come watch the UCSB Men’s Baseball team play UC Riverside on a beautiful Saturday afternoon! Tickets are free with a Gaucho pass.

UCSB Women’s Softball vs. Hawaii
2:00 p.m.
UCSB Softball Field
Come watch the UCSB Women’s Softball team play University of Hawaii. Tickets are free with a Gaucho pass.

UCSB Men’s Soccer vs. UCSB Men’s Alumni (under 30)
2:30-4:30p.m.
Harder Stadium
Be sure to make it out to Harder Stadium for the final soccer match of the day, this one pitting the current men’s team vs. their recent alumni.

Taste of UCSB presented by Montecito Bank & Trust
3:00-6:00 p.m.
Science Green
The 4th Annual Taste of UCSB features alumni vintners, brewers, chefs, caterers, restaurateurs, live music, performers, and a silent auction. The event will also showcase various UCSB departments. Must be age 21 to attend. Cost: Alumni Association Members: $30 Non-members: $35 (Additional $10 at the door while spaces last).

Diverse Faces in the Marketplace
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Mosher Alumni House
-RSVP Requested
Join fellow alumni, students and staff for the 2nd annual Diversity Reception. The reception will provide alumni and students an opportunity to discuss topics that cross ethnic and career lines. There will be an opportunity for students and alumni to network before and after the session.

Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame Induction
7:00-9:30 p.m.
Santa Barbara Art Foundry, 120 Santa Barbara St,
Santa Barbara
-RSVP Requested
Women’s basketball player Lindsay Taylor, men’s track and field runner Andy Shaeffer, 1972-74 Gaucho women’s volleyball, the 2004 men’s soccer team and long-time radio play-by-play voice Phil Patton will be added to the UCSB Hall of Fame.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Greek & Friends Brunch
9:30-11:00 a.m.
Mosher Alumni House
This is the perfect chance for a last visit with friends before finishing your weekend at the All Gaucho Reunion. Enjoy delicious food, tour Mosher, snap those last pictures, and share last hugs and laughs with your special lifelong friends. Cost: $20.

UCSB Women’s Softball vs. Hawaii
12:00 p.m.
UCSB Softball Field
Come watch the UCSB Women’s Softball team play University of Hawaii on a beautiful Sunday afternoon! Tickets are free with a Gaucho pass.

UCSB Men’s Baseball vs. UC Riverside
1:00p.m.
Caesar Uyesaka Stadium
Come watch the UCSB Men’s Baseball team battle UC Riverside in the final game of their weekend series. Tickets are free with your Gaucho Pass.

Deep Sea Explorer: Robert Ballard
3:00- 5:00 p.m.
Campbell Hall
Robert Ballard, class of ’65, has led more than 100 expeditions into the deep ocean, warranting many historic discoveries- including the R.M.S. Titanic. Cost: $25/$15 for UCSB Students. For tickets and info call 805-893-3535.

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