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  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid.
  • UC Santa Barbara students, staff jubilant after professor's Nobel Prize win

    Students and staff at UC Santa Barbara were delighted Tuesday after learning that one of their professors had been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics. They said it would boost the campus' academic standing and help them shed their collective grief over...

    District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'

    District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'
    More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than...

    Students allege UC Santa Barbara mishandled rape discipline

    Students allege UC Santa Barbara mishandled rape discipline
    A group of UC Santa Barbara students said they have filed complaints with the federal government alleging that university administrators did not properly discipline a student who was found responsible for raping another undergraduate.  The allegations...

    Orange County's 'Godfather of Chicano Art' dead at 75

    Orange County's 'Godfather of Chicano Art' dead at 75
    Emigdio Vasquez, a renowned Orange County Chicano muralist and painter whose pieces captured the reality and grittiness of everyday life, has died at age 75. He succumbed to pneumonia early Saturday in an assisted living home in Newport Beach, his...