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UCSB Reads: Exiled: Loss and Resilience Among Refugee and Forcibly Displaced Youth and Communities

Thursday, March 07th, 2019
On January 22nd, the UCSB Library presented a lecture by Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating in conjunction with UCSB Reads, exploring some of the themes found in this year’s book, The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui. KCSB's Daisy Kershaw speaks with clinical psychologist Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating about her work st [...]
On January 22nd, the UCSB Library presented a lecture by Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating in conjunction with UCSB Reads, expl [...]

Gender Inequality in the Field of Archaeology

Monday, March 04th, 2019
KCSB's Tianyi Huang speaks with Amber VanDerwarker about why women in Archaeology choose careers in cultural resource management (CRM) over academia and inequalities in the field.
KCSB's Tianyi Huang speaks with Amber VanDerwarker about why women in Archaeology choose careers in cultural resource [...]

UCSB’s Hidden Asphalt History

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
Recently, a public demonstration took place outside of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s regional office in remembrance of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill and to bring attention to the plans to drastically expand offshore drilling operations. Even with petroleum at the forefront of resident [...]
Recently, a public demonstration took place outside of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s regional office in reme [...]

U.S. Poet Laureate Visits UCSB

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
On January 31st Tracy K Smith, current U.S. Poet Laureate, visited UCSB to do a reading as part of the UCSB Arts & Lectures series. KCSB reporter Jenny Boyar attended the event.
On January 31st Tracy K Smith, current U.S. Poet Laureate, visited UCSB to do a reading as part of the UCSB Arts & Lec [...]

AFSCME Strike Ends with No Resolution

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
AFSCME workers staged a UC-wide strike last week that garnered sympathy strikes from several other UC-wide unions. KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali summarized the strike, and why workers voted for it. Photo Credits: KCSB Staff
AFSCME workers staged a UC-wide strike last week that garnered sympathy strikes from several other UC-wide unions. KCS [...]

UC-AFT Librarians and the Right to Academic Freedom

Thursday, September 06th, 2018
The union representing UC librarians across all campuses is currently negotiating their contracts with concerns over salary and academic freedom. KCSB's Anita Carraher has the story.
The union representing UC librarians across all campuses is currently negotiating their contracts with concerns over [...]

Spotting Giant Sea Bass from UC Santa Barbara

Monday, August 06th, 2018
A research project launching out of UC Santa Barbara is using more than just technology to help fish off our coastline. KCSB's Anita Carraher has the story. Find out more about the project here: spottinggiantseabass.msi.ucsb.edu/ Image credit: Spotting Giant Sea Bass Project
A research project launching out of UC Santa Barbara is using more than just technology to help fish off o [...]

NewCen Project Receives Ballot Placement

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
The NewCen is a proposed University Center renovation introduced by Associated Students President Hieu Le last January. The proposal has received attention because of its associated student fee. Héctor Sánchez Castañeda spoke with Daily Nexus reporter and news editor Shomik Mukherjee about the r [...]
The NewCen is a proposed University Center renovation introduced by Associated Students President Hieu Le last Janua [...]

Thomas Fire Disrupts Final Exams for Santa Barbara area Students

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Firefighters from across the state continue their battle against The Thomas Fire. Unhealthy air quality, along with intermittent power outages prompted UC Santa Barbara officials to postpone final exams, which were supposed to take place this week. Instead - the many services on campus are close [...]
Firefighters from across the state continue their battle against The Thomas Fire. Unhealthy air quality, along with [...]