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UC Santa Barbara Magazine features stories and visuals that highlight some of the people, programs, scholarly pursuits and cultural endeavors that make UC Santa Barbara a world-class institution. It also casts a wider net, aspiring not only to bring readers onto campus through its pages, but also to place the university in the world by examining issues, trends and topics of broad relevance, interest and impact.

We hope you enjoy these stories from our spring/summer 2022 issue.

Browse Our Features

Bee Happy

Santa Barbara buzzing with work to support, and save, native bee populations.

For Real?

Yep, book banning is back.

The Ethics of Technology

Rooting out bias, building in equity.

The Art of Science

The creative and experimental nature of science, on full display.

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On Campus

Short takes, lively stories and snapshot looks at the UC Santa Barbara campus and community open a window into our dynamic environment and diverse culture.

On Campus


Alumni profiles, news bites and insights both from and about the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association foster a strong sense of connection and Gaucho pride.


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UC Santa Barbara Magazine

Spring/Summer 2022


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