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Master of Arts in Education Annual Research Presentation – June 4

This year’s Master of Arts in Education “Public Conversations & Poster Session” will take place on Wednesday, June 4, 4:30–7:30pm, at the AUSB campus in Room #343. Each year, the Master’s candidates share their theses and research projects with the … Learn More

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AUSB Alum Lynn Houston Succeeds at SB Fast Pitch

AUSB congratulates alum Lynn Houston, founder of the nonprofit A Different Point of View, for winning the $5000 Mission Award at Santa Barbara’s first ever Fast Pitch competition on Thursday, May 15. Fast Pitch is a collaborative contest, which originated … Learn More

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“Jeans for Giraffes” Fundraiser – now until June 21!

  AUSB, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Zoo, is having a “Jeans for Giraffes” fundraising drive, and we want you to join us. Until Wednesday, June 21 – World Giraffe Day – you can donate an old pair of … Learn More

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Honoring A Woman of Achievement: Nancy Leffert – June 4

  Nancy Leffert, PhD, President of AUSB, and Marianne Partridge, Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Barbara Independent, will be honored at the 2014 “Women of Achievement Awards: Giving Voice: Leadership, Education, Community” on Wednesday, June 4, 11am – 1:30pm. The awards luncheon is … Learn More

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AUSB Student Takes 2nd in New Venture Challenge

Congratulations to Adele De Batz, a a student in AUSB’s BA program with concentrations in Communications & Media and Entrepreneurship, for winning second place and $3000 for her entrepreneurial product at the Scheinfeld Center 4th Annual New Venture Challenge in the … Learn More

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Discussing the Balance of Security & Privacy

AUSB hosted a provocative discussion about the tradeoffs a society makes to feel safe in an age of terrorism at the Trustee Forum “Seeking a Balance: Homeland Security vs. Personal Privacy” on April 29. The conversation was moderated by journalist … Learn More

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AUSB Co-hosts International Food Fair

At one table you could taste hummus and pita; at the next table you could try cornbread and chili; at another fresh guacamole and tortilla chips; and that was just the beginning of the line. For the second year, Antioch … Learn More

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Happy Earth Day To You

You know that wonderful way a birthday can extend into a birthday week? Earth Day in Santa Barbara is the same way! AUSB celebrates the 44th annual Earth Day today, April 22, on a beautiful day in Santa Barbara, but … Learn More

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Trustee Forum: Homeland Security & Personal Privacy – April 29

How can we balance homeland security and personal privacy? That is the question of AUSB’s spring Trustee Forum, as it will focus on the topics of homeland security, data collection, and personal privacy issues. This free, public event will be … Learn More

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Environment in Focus: If a Tree Falls – Friday, April 18

The Academy Award nominated environmental documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
 – which has won film festivals around the country – is coming to AUSB as a part of the Environment in Focus series. … Learn More

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AUSB Launches #bthedifference Instagram Contest

As a part of the launch of AUSB’s “Be Social” social media hub – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn accounts – we invite you to participate in our Instagram photo contest on the theme “Be the Difference.” For five weeks, … Learn More

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Dr. Weiser to Speak on Zombies, Jungian Psychology

The title of her presentation “Why Do You Feed Salt to a Zombie?” is enough to make anyone curious. Dr. Lee Weiser, professor in AUSB’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology program, will present her psychological research at the International Association of … Learn More

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AUSB Honors the Life of Maggie L. Espinoza

AUSB honors the life of AUSB alum and long-time community leader Margaret “Maggie” L. Espinoza and her service to Santa Barbara county. Maggie, a resident of Guadelupe, CA, passed away February 13, 2014, at the age of 64. This year … Learn More

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AUSB’s Albert J. Munoz-Flores To Present on Bullying Effects & Prevention

AUSB’s Albert J. Munoz-Flores, PsyD, will give two educational presentations on childhood bullying for the community in April, as bullying has been identified as a form of aggressive behavior present in schools. The consequences of childhood bullying manifest themselves in … Learn More

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AUSB’s Dr. Treviño to Present at California Psychological Association Convention

Dr. Salvador Treviño, PhD, in collaboration with UCSB doctoral student, Erika Noriega, MA, will be presenting his scholarship on Latino mental health at the 2014 California Psychological Association Annual Convention in Monterey, Calif., April 10-13. He will discuss “Creating Sacred Space in … Learn More

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Antioch in Conversation Explores the Intersection of Documentaries and Social Change

  Antioch in Conversation’s premier event on Wednesday, March 12, “Documenting the Face of Homelessness and Poverty in Santa Barbara,” brought home the point that the power of digital media – and in particular short documentaries – can be a … Learn More