Full Issue | Fall/Winter 2021

With COVID-19 continuing to touch every corner of the world, the inaugural fall/winter 2021 issue of UC Santa Barbara Magazine explores “The New Normal” and its extraordinary impacts both close to home — on campus, among students, staff and faculty and in the research sphere — as well as in the broader sectors of education, work, mental health, the environment and the economy. Additional features spotlight arts & culture and sports on campus, Gauchos in the wine industry and some of the groundbreaking discoveries and pioneering advances from UC Santa Barbara researchers.

Fall / Winter 2021


Transience, acrylic on canvas, 77" x 154", 2017, by Yumiko Glover

Elevated Reflections of Life

Junior guard Ajare Sann

Bringing Back the Heat

Researcher looking through the broken glass

Research Breakthroughs Fall/Winter 2021