During the next five months, UC Santa Barbara will host a series of talks in which Nobel Prize-winning economists, best-selling financial journalists and other experts will take a deep look at the financial crisis and its aftermath.Read More →
A trio of UC Santa Barbara entrepreneurs wants to revolutionize the $5.5 billion U.S. textbook market with their book-sharing application 1night.me.Read More →
Last week, I spoke with Fareed Zakaria, an author and editor-at-large for Time magazine as well as a CNN host. He’s put a lot of thought into the “rise of the rest” — that is, what the post-American world is going to look like.
You can trot out the statistics of your choice to show how America is fast losing its technological edge. We lag other countries in math and science scores. But Zakaria pointed out a number to me that’s much more foreboding — citations in peer-reviewed research.
UC Santa Barbara has named a new dean of its College of Engineering.Read More →
Andrew Ross Sorkin, M&A reporter for the New York Times, and CNN host Fareed Zakaria will speak in Santa Barbara.Read More →
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Higher taxes are an inevitable consequence of ad-hoc policymaking, according to UC Santa Barbara economics professor Peter Rupert. Rupert, who heads the UCSB Economic Forecast Project, told a breakfast audience of Santa Barbara-area business leaders on Dec. 8 that temporary subsidies such as “cash for clunkers” and payments to first-time homebuyers were largely useless. He Read More →Read More →