The Easter Sunday Sierra el Mayor quake in Baja California gave UC Santa Barbara seismologists an opportunity to gather earthquake data close to home. Dr. Sandra Seale, project specialist at UCSB's Institute of Crustal Studies was on the program this morning to shed some light on the mechanics of these major ground shakers and what we can expect [...]
Researchers at the UC Santa Barbara-Sanford|Burnham Center for Nanomedicine just may have unlocked an important door in the treatment of cancerous tumors. The center recently announced the discovery of an amino acid compound called iRGD. iRGD helps existing cancer-fighting chemotherapy drugs penetrate deep into malignant tumors, while leaving [...]
Thursday on Running & Racing, A conversation about Santa Barbara’s summertime racing series “Nite Moves” with founder Jake Clinton.
Thursday April 21st at 8 PM organizer/founder Jake Clinton will be in the KCSB/Running & Racing studio to talk about the history, location, and attendance for this aquathlon event. The race series starts May 5 and goes through Sept. 1, 2010.
Professor George Lipsitz appearing on “Bluesland” and talking about about his new book “Midnight At The Barrelhouse”.
This week on "Bluesland" Professor George Lipsitz will be discussing his new book "Midnight At The Barrelhouse" about R&B star Johnny Otis. We will discuss the life, music, and play some music from Professor Lipsitz R&B collection. "Bluesland" airs Thursdays from 8:30pm-10:00pm.
A conversation with John Loftus organizer of The Gaucho Gallup on “Running & Racing” with host Leo Schumaker
This week on "Running & Racing" host Leo Schumaker talks with John Loftus about the Gaucho Gallup,April 24 on The UCSB campus, and the efforts to raise money for scholarships for future UCSB students. This will be the third race on campus for the UCSB running series. "Running & Racing" airs Thursday 8-8:30 PM.
On this week's No Alibis Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson speak with revolutionary surrealist poet Jayne Cortez and UCSB Professor of Black Studies Clyde Woods. We discuss the blues, surrealist poetry, Cortez's new book On The Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems (Brooklyn: Hanging Loose Press, 2009), and her upcoming Shirley Kennedy lecture [...]
On this week’s No Alibis Elizabeth Robinson and Jordan Camp speak with University of Illinois Professor of History and African American Studies David Roediger about the recently published collection of writings by radical historian and Marxist sociologist George Rawick entitled Listening to Revolt: The Selected Writings of George P. Rawick, ed. [...]
Intents & Purposes Radio with Levi and Tim, Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Public education in the U.S. is going through a crisis: Here in California the controversial High School Exit exam has been accused of disadvantaging females and minorities. Dr. Beth Yeager, director of the Center for Literacy & Inquiry in Networking Communities at UC Santa [...]
Ellinger just returned from Haiti where he was part of an AMARC team that rebuilt a rural Haitian radio station, Radyo Zetwal Peyizan, in Fondwa. In conversation with Elizabeth Robinson on KCSB's "No Alibis", he describes current conditions in Port au Prince as well as in the countryside. For more info, go to AMARC.org.
RadioIP with Levi and Tim, March 23, 2010: For centuries religion and science have sat at opposite ends of the academic table. UC Santa Barbara Professor and the president of the American Academy of Religion Dr. Ann Taves aims to bring the two fields a little closer. She was in studio to discuss her new book Religious Experience Reconsidered: A [...]