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After a successful career as a developer and banker, Michael Towbes spent the last two decades of his life with an increased focus on philanthropy. He was not simply giving back. He was deliberately creating a legacy for his enterprises to remain rooted in the community, while shaping and guiding the region’s cultural institutions. That Read More →
When UC Santa Barbara hands out its annual “Venky” award for entrepreneurial leadership each spring, typically it is a top scientist who gets the hardware. That’s because the award is named after Venky Narayanamurti, the former UCSB dean of engineering and an architect of the strategy that made UCSB a world leader in materials, photonics Read More →
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