Private giving to UC Santa Barbara is essential to our success as an institution and has a profound impact on students, on programs and on research. These stories reflect the significance of philanthropy for the campus.

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Fall / Winter 2022

Professor emeritus Gene Lucas ’73 supports first-gen undergraduate researchers

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Spring / Summer 2022

Providing scholarships and services, donor-supported initiative PROPEL helps high-achieving, first-gen students excel.

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Fall / Winter 2021

The Rinker Undergraduate Teaching Lab exemplifies the power of alumni engineers’ enthusiasm for giving back.