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Distinguished visitor on what it means to reach 400 parts per million of CO2.
May 17, 2013
Communications lecturer Janet Kayfetz wins UCSB's top teaching award.
April 25, 2013
Career Development staffer Kristen Robinson receives UCSB Citation of Excellence.
April 23, 2013
Eco-Entrepreneurship team set to compete for cash at Harvard University.
April 17, 2013
Bren students' water conservation plan wins UC best-practices award.
April 11, 2013
Bren Group Project generates first long-term water plan for UCSB.
April 9, 2013
Naomi Tague joins hydrologists in Hawaii to synthesize approaches to research.
April 9, 2013
Climate change, wine production and wildlife conservation.
April 8, 2013
Bren School and UCSB make a splash at DOE competition in D.C.
March 18, 2013
Eco-Entrepreneurship project advances to semifinals of national business competition.
Feb. 25, 2013
Arturo Keller seeks solutions to nutrient loading of rivers.
Feb. 8, 2013
Bren staff Researcher completes ultra-marathon in Hawaii.
Feb. 4, 2013
Eco-E project advances to regionals of Walmart business-plan challenge.
Jan. 31, 2013
Nanotechnology center receives California’s highest environmental honor.
March 7, 2013
Bren professor Roland Geyer says photovoltaics beat biofuels at converting sun’s energy to miles driven.
Jan. 17, 2013
New curricular focus expands communication skills.
Jan 4, 2013
Whale songs are subject of paper co-authored by Bren PhD student.
Jan. 3, 2013
City of SB's creeks pollution brochure incorporates Holden Lab research.
Dec 6, 2012
PhD student's poster prized by American Chemical Society.
Dec. 3, 2012
Santa Barbara sea level rise is subject of Nov. 9 panel discussion.
Nov. 9, 2012
Bren alumnus Das Williams re-elected to California Assembly
Nov. 6, 2012
Nov. 2: Bren School Open House for master's students.
Nov. 2, 2012
Keller lab oil skimmer wins Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award.
Oct. 30, 2012
Visiting law professor's book presents narrative tales of water.
Oct. 24, 2012
Bren scholar-athlete featured in UCSB video celebrating Title IX.
Oct 19, 2012
More awards for Eco-E birders' app, now at iPhone app store
Oct. 16, 2012
IGERT grant supports PhD student's research on photovoltaics.
Oct. 15, 2012
Andy Revkin posts Bren lecture on NY Times dotearth blog.
Oct. 10, 2012
Washington Post covers sustainable fisheries work.
Oct. 5, 2012
Nano research by scientists at UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology is covered in journal Small.
Oct. 4, 2012
Bren School is stop on Toyota's electric-car tour of California.
Oct. 4, 2012
Bren-led study in Science says it's not too late for fisheries.
Sept. 26, 2012
Assistant Professor Sarah Anderson on National Forest Service fire suppression.
Sept. 15, 2012
Population ecology projects lead Professor Bruce Keller to Australia.
Sept. 6, 2012
Voluminous media coverage for study on effects of engineered nanoparticles on plants.
Aug. 30, 2012
Tom Dunne speaks on floodplain complexity at meeting on hydrologic science and engineering.
Aug. 23, 2012
Arturo Keller shares nano-risk findings with D.C. audience.
Aug. 23, 2012
Professor’s essay is one of ten in special issue of Daedalus.
Aug. 3, 2012
Student's smartphone app wins top prize, $5,000 at UCSB New Business Venture Competition.
July 24, 2012
$1.25 million gift supports urban water-quality research.
July 1 9, 2012
Davis lab seeks optimal desert sites for solar-power facilities.
July 17, 2012
Refining the tool kit for sustainable fisheries.
July 16, 2012
New projects lend international flavor to collaborative-fisheries research.
June 29, 2012
Seeking solutions to nutrient loading of rivers.
June 25, 2012
The Bren School will miss longtime friend and supporter Naomi Schwartz.
June 6, 2012
Jeff Dozier discusses snow hydrology in Earth magazine article.
Santa Barbara Independent cover story: Bren alumni lead Chumash eco efforts.
May 24, 2012
PhD students and the Web: crowdsourcing for science.
May 17, 2012
PhD student featured in Gradpost.
May 7, 2012
Bren PhD student among delegation urging legislators to support graduate student research.
May 1, 2012
Despite flaws, says professor, American Clean Energy & Security Act is a big step forward.
April 23, 2012
Bren professor delivers talk at international media gathering.
April 23, 2012
Governor appoints Bren alumna Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy.
April 17, 2012
Bren School to receive two grants from UCSB "Green Initiative Fund."
April 6, 2012
Workshop aims at measuring economic performance of AB 32.
April 5, 2012
Student-designed tool enables comparison shopping for fuel-efficient cars.
March 15, 2012
Bren student named MVP as Gauchos win Big West tournament.
March 13, 2012
Master's Group Project leads to scholarly paper on nanotechnology industry safety practices.
March 3, 2012
Bren students win regional finals of national entrepreneurship competition.
March 2, 2012
Economist cites fish population study by Bren professors.
March 1, 2012
Bren School mentioned in New York Times and Huffington Post.
Feb. 15, 2012
Alumna named executive director of the League to Save Lake Tahoe.
Feb. 8, 2012
Solar vehicle on round-the-world tour to visit Bren School Feb. 3.
Feb. 3. 2012
Bren grad students reach semi-finals of entrepreneurship competition.
Feb. 1, 2012
Forbes article covers Bren alum, Corporate Partner collaboration.
Jan. 31, 2012
Study: nano form of titanium dioxide can be toxic to marine life.
Jan. 20, 2012
In NATURE, profs ask: can a quota system save the whales?
Jan. 12, 2012
Alum's mapping of Goleta wildlife corridors covered in SB Independent.
Dec. 19, 2011
UCSB ranked No. 7 of top 500 schools for impact of science research.
Dec. 14, 2011
Students earn Young Innovator Scholarships worth $2,500 each.
Nov. 28, 2011
SB Independent names Bren School a "Local Hero" for 2011.
Nov. 23, 2011
Winner of $1 million X Challenge has roots at Bren.
Nov. 1, 2011
Christina (Naomi) Tague part of collaboration to create nitrogen-tracking "super-model."
Van Jones inspires during a conversation with students at Bren.
Oct. 31, 2011
PhD student noticed for work on carbon cycling in an Amazon lake.
MESM student wins Switzer Fellowship.
Sept. 30, 2011
Bren assistant professor Sarah Anderson's research cited on Washington Post blog.
Sept. 30, 2011
Alumnus wins 2011 National Ground Water Association Technology Award.
Sept. 29, 2011
Dean Steve Gaines highlighted in UCSB fisheries article.
Sept. 7, 2011
Bren assistant dean of development, Jennifer Deacon, named to key post for UCSB campaign.
Patricia Holden to lead UCSB Nature Reserves.
July 1, 2011
NSF awards $5 Million for Frank Davis project to study climate change effects.
Frank Davis named new director of UCSB ecological think tank.
One day, two awards for Bren professor Sangwon Suh.
June 28, 2011June 14, 2011
Fellowship enables PhD student to extend Bay-Delta research.
June 22, 2011
Master's Group Project team attends international conference on the environmental implications of nanotechnology 2011.
June 14, 2011
Patagonia makes use of Group Project's tool for assessing company's water footprint.
June 9, 2011
Alumna wins Best Paper award in Theoretical category.
May 23, 2011
Grand opening of Edison International Visitors Center at Bren Hall.
May 16, 2011
UCSB rated in top 3 among bicycle-friendly universities.
May 12, 2011
Lee Hannah publishes new textbook on climate change ecology.
May 2, 2011
Southern California Edison gift provides $500,000 for academic support and Visitor Center updates.
April 27, 2011
Nature Blog covers Bren professor Jeff Dozier.
November 30, 2010
Roland Geyer joins Toyota teachers on international journey for science education.
Study finds additional stresses to abalone from warm ocean water.
October 29, 2010
Bren dean part of team that documents how fishing on coral reefs can alter ecosystems.
Oct. 29, 2010
Bren Hall courtyard named to honor endowment.
Oct. 28, 2010
Interdisciplinary reach links Bren PhD students to world-class departments at UCSB
Oct. 29, 2010
Professor Oran Young's new book: why international environmental agreements work — or don't
Oct. 20, 2010
Distinguished Visitors series line-up set for 2010-2011.
Oct. 13, 2010
Professor Tom Dunne co-authors National Science Council report on Missouri River management and restoration.
Oct. 5, 2010
Professor Frank Davis leads assessment of multi-billion-dollar Everglades restoration project.
Sept. 23, 2010
AECOM and Bren to collaborate on nanotechnology research.
July 20, 2010
Tom Dunne wins honor; enters "Hall of Fame" for professors of water resources.
July 14, 2010
Bren Hall's "cool roof" featured on National Public Radio.
July 8, 2010
Alumna's redesigned oil skimmer was used in BP Gulf oil spill.
June 30, 2010
Bren commencement 2010
set for June 11.
June 11, 2010
Master’s students earn prestigious Doris Duke Conservation Fellowships.
June 10, 2010
MESM grads travel to China for student-to-student collaboration on climate change mitigation.
June 10, 2010
Canines to assist Bren water-quality researchers in tracking Santa Barbara storm drain pollutants.
June 10, 2010
Sustainability imperative: decouple development from environmental degradation.
June 7, 2010
Student brings energy-efficient hand dryers to Bren Hall.
May 18, 2010
Article collection "Year of Biodiversity"
includes 2006 Group Project.
May 11, 2010
Bren professor discusses Gulf oil spill on public-radio forum.
May 4, 2010
Wine lovers don't love seeing the word "organic" on the label.
May 4, 2010
Bren students' put their
mark on new federal rule.
May 3, 2010
Local TV news features professor's take on Gulf oil spill.
April 30, 2010
Sustainability is topic of 2010 Corporate Partners Summit.
April 30, 2010
New videos on the economics
of sustainability innovations.
April 5, 2010
Alumnus filmmaker captures Copenhagen climate summit.
March 15, 2010
Prize for postdoc.
March 11, 2010
Bren scholars named AAAS Fellows.
Feb. 1, 2010
Marine reserves are focus of spcial issue from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Feb. 22, 2010
UCSB ranked third in nation in environmental economics.
Bren professor plays key role in coastal wastewater study.
Jan. 22, 2010
$500,000 gift from Southern California Edison supports academics and Visitor Center technology.
Jan. 13, 2010
Intercampus center to study environment, energy, economics.
Visiting researcher wins environmental prize in Norway.
Nov. 9, 2009
MESM student addresses EPA on proposed CAFE standards.
Oct. 28, 2009
Bren professor wins Microsoft Research award.
October 16, 2009
Using the Montreal Protocol to avoid rapid climate change.
October 13, 2009
Steve Gaines is appointed new Bren School dean.
October 10, 2009
Is cap-and-trade really just another tax? Bren professor says no.
Who pays when carbon is priced?
Low-Impact Development: a strategy for water woes.
August 29, 2009
Bren Hall becomes first building to earn "Double Platinum" rating for sustainability.
August 4, 2009
Hope for over-harvested fisheries.
July 31, 2009
Bren economist: American Clean Energy & Security Act, flaws included, is a big step forward.
July 2, 2009
Some flood-prevention good from Jesusita flames? A Bren School student project.
July 1, 1009
Notice for acting dean's longterm Amazon research.
June 15, 2009
NRDC senior attorney to Bren graduates: "Seize opportunities of 'perfect storm.'"
June 12, 2009
Professor's talk outlines smooth transition to decarbonization.
June 11, 2009
Scholars to examine use of incentives in motivating voluntary environmental protection.
April 24-25, 2009
Article in Science addresses governance issues arising from diminishing Arctic sea ice.
April 16, 2009
Summer internships scatter Doris Duke Fellows far and wide.
April 1, 2009
Carbon Credits: Effective tools for fighting climate change…or just for easing guilt?
March 18, 2009
Bren Governance for Sustainable Development Program co-founder Durwood Zaelke: Regulate black carbon.
March 12, 2009
Bren-led research uncovers "nanoparticle effect."
February 22, 2009
Nature selects Bren-Marine Science Institute fisheries research paper best of 2008.
Feb. 12, 2009
Are speculators responsible for turbulent oil prices? Bren visiting lecturer says "no."
Jan. 23, 2009
Bren professor to lead Earth science information group.
Jan. 21, 2009
Road fees: the answer to gridlock in 2050?
Jan. 4, 2009
Ecosystem services is subject of visiting professor's book.
Dec. 10, 2008
Report to Sacramento: thoughts on cap-and-trade.
Dec. 6, 2008
TreeHugger tracks professor’s Galápagos journey.
Nov. 25, 2008
Bren-authored NYT Op-Ed: Daylight saving no bargain.
Nov. 19, 2008
Bren hosts UN environmental panel.
Nov. 17-18, 2008
Bren, UCSB researchers part of $24 million center to study environmental risks of engineered nanoparticles.
Sept. 23, 2008
National Science Foundation highlights IPCC work of Bren professor and PhD grad.
July 23, 2008
Professor's op-ed piece poses intriguing new ANWR question.
July 18, 2008
Eco-entrepreneur named 2008 Commencement speaker.
June 6, 2008
EPA honors Bren colleague for climate-protection work.
May 27, 2008
Bren School students begin ecological study for Antelope Valley Conservancy.
May 6, 2008
Toyota's $400,000 gift supports students, faculty mentors.
April 14, 2008
UCTV airs Bren energy-water sustainability conference.
Eco-Entrepreneurship students win national competition.
March 14, 2008
Daylight savings time research spurs national media coverage.
March 7, 2008
Phd student takes second-place in prestigious Oxford competition.
Bren professor and National Research Council colleagues to Congress: "Everglades are in peril."
March 3, 2008
Community is key in professor's fishery research.
February 21, 2008
$1 million endowment starts Zurich Distinguished Visitors Program.
January 28, 2008
Bren School offers key California water transfer data.
January 23, 2008
2007 (back to top)
Climate conference yields new document for action.
November 13-15, 2007
Associate Dean receives high academic honor.
October 25, 2007
Endangered species sculpture comes to Bren School.
October 24, 2007
Southern California Edison supports energy-water research at Bren.
October 18, 2007
Bren scholars aided Nobel Peace Prize work.
October 12, 2007
$1 Million Gift establishes endowed fellowship for student and programmatic support.
September 12, 2007
Eco-Entrepreneurship focus is first of its kind in nation.
June 7, 2007
Corporate Partners regional reception held in Los Angeles.
May 21, 2007
Bren Professor named research fellow for distinguished economics research group.
May 10, 2007
National Wildlife Federation recognizes UCSB, Bren School for innovation in sustainable practices.
May 1, 2007
Students break new ground as Doris Duke fellows.
Bren Professor wins prestigious fellowship.
Archived webcast of Bren-hosted California Climate Policy Forum.
Career Services hosts industry professionals at spring events.
British Ambassador shares UK's approach to climate change.
April 30, 2007
Bren School co-presents Santa Barbara Earth Day 2007.
April 22, 2007
Master of Environmental Science & Management students present their Group Projects.
April 11, 2007
Earth Day vision: polar bears in downtown Santa Barbara.
April 8, 2007
UCTV series features Bren faculty views on climate change.
March 28, 2007
Bren School hosts regional conference on energy and water.
Follow the links for abstracts and the complete schedule.
March 22-23, 2007
Bren School, UCLA partner to create new course in nanotoxicology.
March 15, 2007
Experts convene for First Western Forum on Energy & Water Sustainability.
March 12, 2007
Climate forum explores California's greenhouse gas legislation.
March 7, 2007
Film festival screens Bren-related polar bear film.
January 27, 2007
Governance summits: travels in Asia.
January 16, 2007
2006 (back to top)
Nanotechnology safety: An industry seeks information.
November 13, 2006
Economics and the environment mingle at Bren School's major regional workshop.
November 3-4, 2006
Bren faculty and students are key to new report on environmental health and safety practices of naiotechnology Industry.
October 27, 2006
Bren professor presents at multidiscplinary climate change symposium.
November 16, 2006
Bren professor's co-authored article in Science calls for a spatial/regional approach to managing marine resources.
August 10, 2006
Professor's research leads city to divert tainted water.
July 21, 2006
PhD student's "great leap" in oil-spill recovery technology.
June 26 , 2006
"Science" publishes estuaries study co-authored by Bren professor.
June 22 , 2006
Writing the book on governance.
June 22, 2006
Bren School to Host Doris Duke Foundation Fellowships.
May 31, 2006
Climate-induced catastrophes are topic af Bren School Corporate Partners Summit.
May 16, 2006
Bren Hall praised for energy efficiency.
May 1, 2006
Bren group: saving energy can save money at UCSB.
April 22, 2006
Lynn Scarlett, 2006 Bren School commencement speaker.
April 14, 2006
Bren Professor a lead author for IPCC.
March 1, 2006
Nature profiles Bren dean.
February 2, 2006
LNG discussion panel held.
February 1, 2006
Corporate Partners fund new writing center.
January 30, 2006
Bren School receives Santa Barbara County award.
January 17, 2006
2005 (back to top)
December 15, 2005
Endangered Species Act at Thirty.
November 4, 2005
Jeff Dozier receives Pecora Award.
Oil-spill-recovery research. - UC Toxic News
September 8, 2005
UC Santa Barbara appoints new dean for Bren School.
February 6, 2005
Path of destruction. - SB News-Press
2004 (back to top)
October 15, 2004
Bren School alumni donate unique class gift: greenhouse gas emissions for retirement.
October 3, 2004
Environment cannot run on autopilot. - SB News-Press
August 1, 2004
War on the environment. - SB News-Press
A question of fish. - Office of Research Annual Report
June 10, 2004
After The Day After Tomorrow. - Santa Barbara Independent
May 13, 2004
In the watershed. - Coastal View News
Land trusts in the United States. - Resources
April 5, 2004
April 5, 2004
Platform for change: what to do with old oil rigs? - SB News-Press
Portrait of the Endangered Species Act as a young law. - Bioscience
March 9, 2004
UCSB, city may join to clean up creeks. - SB News-Press
2003 (back to top)
Dec. 17, 2003
Bren Hall wins 2003 Flex Your Power Award.
Nov. 27, 2003
UCSB aims to meet tougher green standards for projects. - SB News-Press
Nov. 15, 2003
Federal environmental act analyzed at local conference.- SB News-Press
Nov. 13, 2003
Future of species protection gets scrutiny. - Idaho Statesman
Oct. 1, 2003
Sediment research reveals unique patterns in Amazon rivers.- Eureka Alert
Sept. 14, 2003
EPA on endangered list. - Los Angeles Times
August 24, 2003
Have market-based incentives worked in environmental regulation?
August 14, 2003
Black Sea research broadcast live.
A pioneering PhD program. - Office of Research Annual Report
June 19, 2003
James Cameron a titanic hit at UCSB. - Montecito Journal
June 11, 2003
LEED Platinum at UCSB. - Architecture Week
June 4, 2003
BKM and UCSB create highest-rated environmentally sustainable building. - Steelcase 360
May 23, 2003
Bren School takes top honors in sustainable-development category. - Goleta Valley Voice
May 14, 2003
Bren School earns Calibre environmental award. - Zimmer Gunsul Frasca News
May 2, 2003
Protecting the Endangered Species Act. - Chronicle of Higher Education
April 17, 2003
Red-legged frogs at Casmalia. - SB Independent
April 14, 2003
UCSB Bren School. - SB News Press
2002 (back to top)
Go On The Green - SB News Press
Natural Causes - South Coast Beacon
University Ranking Game - SB News Press
Green Looks Great on Buildings - SB News Press
It's Now Much Easier Being Green - Coastlines
This Year's Hot Colleges - Newsweek
Grass for Grazing Ups Landslide Risk - Science Now
Green and Greener - Santa Barbara Magazine
Evaluation of the Partial Phase-out of Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos: Newport Bay as a Case Study [MESM Group Project] - SoCal SETAC News
UCSB Opens Energy-Efficient Bren Hall - SB News Press
UCSB Does it the Green Way - SB News Press
2001 (back to top)
Oct. 22, 2001
Tour Shows Beauty in Environmental Living - SB News Press
Oct. 18, 2001
'Green Building' Sites Can be Toured - SB News Press
Oct. 17, 2001
Congratulations on Making Bren a Completely Green Building - Daily Nexus
Sept. 28, 2001
California's 'Greenest' Building To Open on Campus in January - Daily Nexus
Oct. 5, 2001
Babbitt May Face Protesters - SB News Press
Sept. 10, 2001
UCSB's Bren Hall a Model of Energy-Saving Ideas - SB News Press
July 30, 2001
Fuel Efficiency Fires Renewed Public Debate Vehicle mpg Arguments Turn on Consumer Safety, Costs, Choice - USA Today
June 15, 2001
Dennis Aigner: Bren School Dean Builds Business Connections - Pacific Coast Business Times
June 8, 2001
Time-of-Use Meters Could Help Unplug Crisis - Valley Voice
Integrating Science and Policy in Marine Reserves - Alolkoy
May 8, 2001
Program Training Scientists as Communicators - Oregon State University News
May 6, 2001
There's No Accounting: The Economy's Apples and Oranges - New York Times
May 6, 2001
'Green' Building Piques Interest - Ventura County Star
May 6, 2001
'Greenprints' Ensure UCSB Energy-Efficiency - SB New Press
May 3, 2001
Building a Conservation Masterpiece - Honolulu Star Bulletin
April 21, 2001
Land Trust Seeking Help to Buy Ranch - SB News Press
April 13, 2001
The Best Way to Conserve is to Meter Electricity Demand - Pacific Coast Business Times
April 13, 2001
Thinking Creatively About Energy - SB News Press
April 11, 2001
How Green Was My Building: UCSB Environmental School to be Energy-Efficient Model - SB News Press
April 10, 2001
Educator Suggests Electricity Price Plan - SB News Press
April 8, 2001
Meters Can Help Unplug Crisis: People Have Already Shown They Will Reduce Power Use if Prices are Higher at Peak Times - Sacramento Bee
April 5, 2001
Local Woman May Get Interior Post - SB News Press
March 25, 2001
Metering System Can Help Ease Power Crisis - Orange County Register
Article Explores Differences between Wet and Dry Bacteria (UCSB Research) - Coastlines
UCSB Scientist Leads UC Effort to Save Coastal Oaks - Coastlines
2000 (back to top)
Nov. 8, 2000
Innovative Study of Bacteria Published; Atomic Force Microscope Used
Sept. 20, 2000
University of California Science Delegation to Participate in Major International Climate Change Meeting
Today's Architects Offer 'High Touch' to Tomorrow's Schools
Practicing What They Preach
June 22, 2000
ZGF Environmental Design Earns LEED Status
June 14, 2000
UCSB Building Earns LEED Certification
June 7, 2000
ZGF Gets Green on UC Santa Barbara's Campus
The Launch of the First Industry Standard for Green Buildings
May 10, 2000
Committee Dispenses Resources for Nature
May 8, 2000
Green Building Would Get Tax Break
April 26, 2000
Business in Brief
April 24, 2000
Breaking Ground for Bright Minds
April 20, 2000
University Sows Seeds for New Bren Building
April 19, 2000
Bren School Breaks Ground for New Building
April 10, 2000
Bren School to Build New Home
March 30, 2000
First LEED-Certified Green Buildings Announced in Washington D.C.
Feb. 20, 2000
New UCSB Building Will Set Environmental Benchmark
Jan. 30, 2000
From Behind the Scenes, Scientists Join the Fight
Jan. 16, 2000
Just How Dirty Have Our Coasts Become?
1997-1999 (back to top)
Nov. 8, 1999
$1.4 Million to Go to Bren School
Oct. 24, 1999
Dozier Fellowship Fund
Oct. 22, 1999
Dozier Fellowship Fund
A Bioswale Comes to Goleta
Turning the Tide
June 10, 1999
Another Look at Bren
March 17, 1999
Dean Represents NASA at Meeting With Pope
March 16, 1999
Regents Fellowship Propels Master's Student Towards Ph.D.
Feb. 25, 1999
Bren School Advisory Committee Meets for First Time
Jan. 5, 1998
Gift Will Broaden School's Expertise
Dec. 17, 1997
Bren Foundation Gift to Endow Multi-Campus UC Graduate Program in Environmental Science & Management