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5 hrs ago | CNN
There have been outbreaks of bacterial meningitis -- caused by the bacteria shown here -- recently at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara. -- Andrea Jaime was at Georgetown University to study nursing, hoping to make a difference in the lives of the sick and the ailing.
7 hrs ago | Daily Kos
"Academic Workers for a Democratic Union" have already written a " rebuttal " to my previous diary , but characteristically resort to more name-calling and mischaracterizations. My assertions still stand: they've presided over a precipitous decline in participation in the union, they made major concessions for the first time in UAW 2865 history, they did not tell members they made these concessions, and they exaggerated/lied about what they did accomplish.
17 hrs ago | AndhraNews
Carbon Sciences Inc. , the developer of a breakthrough technology to mass-produce graphene, the new miracle material, today announced that it recently entered into an agreement with the University of California, Santa Barbara to fund the further development of a new graphene process. "We have decided to commit our resources to developing a breakthrough technology to mass-produce graphene, which is truly a new miracle material," said Bill Beifuss, the company's CEO.
Goleta Beach Bridge, the sole vehicle access route to Goleta Beach Park , will soon be replaced with a safer, wider structure featuring new separate bike and pedestrian paths. The bridge connecting Sandspit Road near Santa Barbara Airport to the popular Santa Barbara County park near the entrance to UC Santa Barbara is set to be replaced in spring 2015, when crews will build a new, less obstructive bridge over the Goleta Slough .
David Marshall, formerly the Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts in the College of Letters and Science at UC Santa Barbara , has been named the campus' next executive vice chancellor. Marshall's appointment is effective Monday.
The top of the multilevel 22 Parking Structure on the UCSB campus is the site for a 425-kilowattt photovoltaic project. UC Santa Barbara continues to take great strides toward sustainability with a project that will ultimately provide solar energy to the student service buildings on campus and reduce reliance on grid-supplied electricity.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul speaks at the Defending the American Dream Summit sponsored by Americans For Prospertity at the Omni Hotel on August 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Sen. Rand Paul raised eyebrows on Thursday when he vowed to "repeal all previous executive orders" if elected president, a dramatic move that would undo important historical orders such as the desegregation of the nation's armed forces and establishment of equal employment opportunities in the federal government.
It was all the way back in 2008 when OStatic broke the story about a cloud computing project at U.C. Santa Barbara called Eucalyptus. At the time, Rich Wolski and a team of university folks were focusing on creating a cloud computing framework that would be open source but include the feature set and feel of AWS.
J.: You're a reporter for KCBS Radio and KPIX TV, but more than that, you're one of the country's best storytellers - As your eight national Edward R. Murrow Awards attest to. How did it all start? Mike Sugerman: I walked into the campus radio station at U.C. Santa Barbara 43 years ago and fell in love with it.
Sophie Korn said she is excited to teach at Ocean Shore Elementary School because she loves the school's philosophy and its priorities. At Ocean Shore, teachers and parents form a working partnership to enrich the educational experience for the students.
Professor Craig Carlson, chair of UCSB's Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, frequently conducts research at sea. With a handful of motivated undergrads serving as his assistants, UC Santa Barbara marine scientist Craig Carlson spent part of his summer at sea on the South Pacific, leading the biogeochemical component of a multidisciplinary research cruise aboard the RV Kilo Moana.
Far be it for Owen Pallett to shy away from conflict. In fact, the Polaris Prize-winning, Oscar-nominated violinist-composer seems to savor the act of wringing beauty from rage, wresting harmony from harm, in service of his latest, praised LP, "In Conflict."
U.S. President Barack Obama, seen through an Oval Office window, speaks on the phone with King Abdallah Abd al Aziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the White House on Wednesday in Washington, DC. Almost 1,500 days.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:06 pm
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