UC Santa Barbara Magazine highlights our dynamic and idyllic university by covering the many people, programs, scholarly pursuits and discoveries that make UC Santa Barbara a world-class institution. Through news items, interviews and features on topical issues, we keep alumni, scholars, researchers and thoughtful readers informed about the cutting-edge ideas and innovation at the heart of our campus. Reporting on our alumni and campus communities, their expertise and their experiences both right here and well beyond, we offer insight into the rich complexity and impact of one the world’s top public universities.

UC Santa Barbara Magazine’s print edition is published biannually. A digital edition can be found on our website, which also offers additional and fresh content and is frequently updated.

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UC Santa Barbara Magazine

Executive Editor
Shelly Leachman ('99)

Art Director / Designer
Matt Perko

Contributing Writers
James Badham
Carmiya Baskin ’20
Cheryl Crabtree
Nora Drake
Sonia Fernandez ’03
Tom Jacobs
Matt Kettmann ’99
Shelly Leachman ’99
Jim Logan
Hannah Rael
Harrison Tasoff
Jillian Tempesta
George Yatchisin
John Zant ’68

Copy Editor
Julie Price

Contributing Photographers
Jeff Liang ’15
Matt Perko
Euan Rannachan

Photo Assistants
Rob Moreno
Edward Perko

External Relations

John Longbrake
Associate Vice Chancellor

Samantha Putnam
Interim Executive Director Alumni Affairs

Shelly Leachman
Editorial Director

Alex Parraga
Chief Digital Officer

UC Santa Barbara Magazine is published biannually by the University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1120.

Email: editor@magazine.ucsb.edu
Website: magazine.ucsb.edu

 

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