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Perseverance pays off! Despite a year of obstacles, UCSB physicist Andrea Young has been awarded the 2016 McMillan Award for outstanding contributions in condensed matter physics.
Physicist Andrea Young receives the 2016 McMillan Award for research he almost abandoned
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Former UCSB swim team captain and #GauchoAlum Maggie Hogan will be making her Olympic debut not with a cap and goggles, but in a kayak! The 14-time national champion in kayaking won the U.S. trials and came in second in the Pan American games to qualify this summer.
Maggie Hogan's journey from UCSB team captain to Team USA's qualifier for the Olympic canoe sprint.
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It’s all in your head! UCSB’s Department of Psychological and Brain Science has opened the Center for Mindful & Human Potential, which is dedicated to advancing research into mindfulness and neuroplasticity.
UCSB researchers open The Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential
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UCSB researchers get a $1.3 million grant to conduct a four-year social-emotional health study involving 140,000 California high school students.
UCSB researchers get $1.3 million grant for screening to measure emotional health of high school students
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Researchers at UC Santa Barbara and Google have uncovered a link between aspects of classical and quantum physics previously thought to be unrelated. The study's findings have fundamental implications for quantum computing.
Researchers at UCSB blur the line between classical and quantum physics by connecting chaos and entanglement
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UCSB biologists discover a protein in fruit flies that resembles human-like characteristics.
Biologists find a unique version of a filament-forming protein in human cells that insects lack
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Gaucho roots run deep in the Hendrickson clan - Gaucho Alum Craig Hendrickson shares how the UCSB Family Vacation Center holds a special place in his family.
Alumni Family Spotlight // The Family Vacation Center. GAUCHO SUMMER DAYS. Craig Hendrickson `69 shares a cherished Gaucho family tradition Hendrickson family portrait. A Hendrickson Tradition -- the Family Vacation Center Portrait: Tim McIntosh with Paula Henrickson McIntosh of Charleston, ...
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2,530 lines and 101 stanzas later, UCSB English scholar and poet John Ridland publishes a new translation of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.”
John Ridland publishes a new translation of the chivalric romance “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”
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Listen up, Gauchos! Get excited for our upcoming season of #UCSBAmplified, featuring performances from your fellow students, faculty, staff, and even alumni! http://ucsbamplified.tumblr.com
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UC Santa Barbara materials and electrical and computer engineering professor Shuji Nakamura has been elected to Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s preeminent research institution. Nakamura is one of UCSB's Nobel laureates.
UCSB Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura is elected to Taiwan’s most prestigious academy
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Meet Josh Cornett! Gaucho alum and director of sales at EARTHPACK. Find out how Josh balanced work, school and family to build a successful career in sales and marketing.
Alumni Spotlight // A True Professional. A True Professional Earthpack's Director of Sales Josh Cornett `06. Josh Cornett `06 worked his way through school to establish himself as a respected sales and marketing professional in Southern California. After graduation, he worked as an account ...
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Why do our brains break down complex ideas into small chunks? A UCSB neurologist develops a comprehensive theory for 'chunking’ as an economic tradeoff in the motor system.
A new theory of compound movement highlights a tradeoff between efficiency and computational cost
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