March 2014 @UCSB
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Sparking Innovation: UCSB's Start-Up Culture

Enterprise has long thrived at UC Santa Barbara. In this era of technology-driven entrepreneurship and industry’s incessant search for the next big thing, UC Santa Barbara is fostering the kind of innovation that fits the bill.


UCSB Partners Up With GEM to Promote Start-Ups

GEM, Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet, is the first collaboration between UC Santa Barbara, the city of Goleta, and the Goleta Chamber of Commerce intended to help strengthen the local economic vitality by providing support for new and growing entrepreneurs.


Alum Harvey Schechter Bleeds Blue and Gold

The knowledge box on the hill. So goes Harvey Schechter’s favored idiom for his alma mater, an apt description adopted from a co-worker during his bellhop days at the former Carrillo Hotel in downtown Santa Barbara.


Meet this Year's Alumni Scholarship Recipients
This year, eight outstanding students were awarded a UC Santa Barbara Alumni Scholarship. The scholarship is given to current students who qualify for financial aid and demonstrate a high level of academic merit.

UCSB Scientists Propose System to Vaporize Asteroids
Scientists unveiled system that could destroy asteroids with evaporation. The system works as a means of mitigating potential threats posed to Earth by asteroids and comets.
Course Immerses Students in Science of Snow
Every year between winter and spring quarters, Bren professor Jeff Dozier travels to Mammoth Lakes with about twenty students enrolled in his intensive week-long course ESM 236, "The Mountain Snowpack."


UCSB Among 10 Campuses Producing Peace Corps Volunteers • Gale Morrison Named Acting Dean of Gevirtz Graduate School of Education and more

Study Suggests 'Universal' Personality Traits May Not Be Universal After All • Marine Scientists Recieve Multimillion-Dollar NSF Grant to Fund Long-Term Research and more

Kathy Gregory Announces Retirement After Storied 38-Year Coaching Career • Men's Soccer Leads National Soccer Attendance for Sixth Year and more
Check out the latest publications from these talented Alumni Authors! Chuck McFadden '59 • Lorin Letendre '68, MA '69 • Carol A. Jensen '73 • Benjamin Sutherland '91 • Jeff Crimmel '69

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