News & Announcements


Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
February 22, 2018

Betty Elings Wells’ major gift to UCSB’s REEF touch-tank and ocean education facility will fund improvements and enhance outreach

February 14, 2018

Three days of talks, poster sessions, and workshops spanning all disciplines of chemistry.

February 8, 2018

Over-the-counter pain medicines such as Ibuprofen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, research has found.

February 7, 2018

Geologist James Kennett and colleagues provide evidence for a massive biomass burning event at the Younger Dryas Boundary


Divisional announcements and opportunities

UCSB assistant physics professor Andrea Young has won the Milner Foundation’s 2018 New Horizons Prize in Fundamental Physics

A half dozen professors are named 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

In a new book, sociologist David Pellow explores the interconnected nature of humans, nonhumans and ecosystems

Jamey Marth, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), is the 2017 recipient of the Society for Glycobiology’s Karl Meyer Award.