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Three new Grad Slam winners crowned in a battle for brevity

Contestants from UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and UC Riverside took home big wins and cash prizes.

Sunaina Keonaona Kale

How reggae came to Hawai‘i

One UC scholar is exploring how reggae, with its close ties to the struggle for Afro-Jamaican freedom from colonialism, got so big in Hawai‘i.

Whale in front of a container ship

New Fig. 1: Saving whales with breakthrough tech

UC's vibrant Fig. 1 video series has created a new video to celebrate new technology that is helping preserve whales.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Training

This new learning opportunity is offered at no cost to the participant or department. The first cohort starts March 13.

Love potion in a bottle

Why does love feel magical? It’s an evolutionary advantage

It’s not logical to believe your relationship is “meant to be.” But believing in destined love may have its purpose.

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The extraordinary life of John Wesley Gilbert, the first Black archaeologist

A new book traces the pioneering scholar’s rise to national prominence in an era when African Americans often faced obstacles in obtaining even an elementary education.

Special UC Santa Barbara event: Creating Hope with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

On May 18, UC Santa Barbara will present the Dalai Lama Holiness in conversation with Pico Iyer, a friend, observer and student of the Dalai Lama for more than 40 years.