May 2012 @UCSB

Campus Welcomes Back Alumni for Reunion

Gauchos returned in record-setting numbers to celebrate the All Gaucho Reunion this past weekend. More than 6,000 alums attended events ranging from Taste of UCSB (above), Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, Gaucho Gallop, Alumni Association Awards, the 50th anniversaries of UC Education Abroad Program and KCSB, and more. Many events benefited the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, with nearly $20,000 raised to help UCSB students. Click above to see the All Gaucho Reunion photo gallery.

Other News
UC Santa Barbara Named One of 25 Healthiest Colleges in U.S.
New iPhone App Bridges Science, Technology, Education, and Day at the Beach
The Science of Surf: Wave Prediction Data Revolutionized Sport of Surfing
Campus Scores Three Statewide Best Practice Awards for Sustainability
Study Shows Forest Insects and Diseases Arrive in U.S. Via Imported Plants
Cheadle Center Receives Grant for Restoration of West Campus Bluffs
NCEAS Researches Offer New Ecological Model for Deep-Water Oil Spills
Architecture Review: Cliff May 'Carefree California' Show at UC Santa Barbara
Edgington Finishes Off Gaucho Sweep for Men's Baseball
Wisdom's Jack Propels Women's Baseball Past Tigers
Cyclone Strands UCSB Rugby Teams in Fiji
Professor Studies Unjust Law in Trayvon's Death — student media

Bubbles, bubbles everywhere but not a drop to drink! The Family Vacation Center offers an all-inclusive weeklong family vacation where kids get to participate and learn cool new things, like science experiments, scavenger hunts and a night dedicated to bubbles and other great summertime fun.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Gaucho Baseball Huddle with Players, Coaches

Support the Gauchos May 5 at the 1pm game at the UCI Bren Events Center, and join a post-game huddle at 3:30pm at Steelhead Brewing Company. Cost: $25 for game ticket and huddle. RSVP: (805) 893-5372.

UCSB Happy Hour in Orange County

Join fellow Gauchos for an evening of networking from 6-8pm Thursday, May 17, at Landmark Steakhouse, 3520 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Hosted hors d'oeuvres. Please RSVP.

Tailgate at Coliseum for A's vs. Giants Game

Start the Battle of the Bay with Gauchos and barbecue on June 23. Tailgate: 2:30pm. Game: 4:15pm. Cost: $45-$56 and includes game ticket and tailgate barbecue.  Please RSVP.

Alumni Awards Honor Distinguished GauchosRichard Sanford, Peter Bouckaert '93, Dr. Walter Mead, and Dr. Yolanda Garcia '70, M.Ed. '72, Ph.D. '98, were honored for their accomplishments and contributions to UC Santa Barbara at the April 27 awards banquet. Congratulations!

Upcoming UCSB Events
May 3
Economic Forecast Project
May 10
Public Arts as a Public Good Panel
May 11-19
Piezoelectric Love: The (Half) Life of Marie Curie
May 16
Global Rock Docs: Heavy Metal in Baghdad
May 19
Icon and Anonymity: Architectural Conference

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