Call for Green Proposals
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), a student-governed committee that awards grants for sustainability projects on campus, is currently accepting proposals for the 2011-12 grant cycle. Any UCSB student or faculty or staff member is eligible for funding for projects that reduce the university?s impact on the environment. Ideal projects show a quantifiable change while educating the campus community.
An application workshop will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, in 5824 Ellison. The deadline for submitting proposals is 5 p.m. on Friday, January 27. Completed applications should be sent via e-mail to email@example.com
. Questions can be directed to x8367. More information, including downloadable application forms, is available at www.sustainability.ucsb.edu/tgif
Academic Senate Calls
The Academic Senate is currently accepting nominations for several awards, including the Faculty Research Lectureship, Distinguished Teaching Awards, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards, and the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.
The deadlines are as follows: Distinguished Teaching Awards and Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards, Wednesday, December 7; Faculty Research Lectureship, Tuesday, January 17; Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, Friday, February 3.
Financial Resource Guide Now Available
Money Matters, a student-friendly guide to money management, financial aid basics, and campus and community resources for students, has been produced by the Dean of Students office in collaboration with the Student Financial Resource Committee, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, and other campus departments. .
The guide is available in hard-copy booklet format, as well as online. It also offers information on staff contacts, emergency funding, and low-cost services in the local community. .
Booklets will be distributed to campus departments that work with students in an advising or support capacity. The electronic version can be found at www.sa.ucsb.edu/moneymatters.
Questions, requests for copies, and content submissions should be directed to Linda Nurra at firstname.lastname@example.org
HONORS & AWARDS
professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Nanoelectronics Research Laboratory, has been named winner of the 2011 International Research Award from the Electrostatic Discharge Association. The award recognizes one outstanding researcher from academic institutes around the world for innovative research ideas in electrostatic discharge prevention in integrated circuits and systems.
director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, has received the 2012 John Tyndall Award from the Optical Society and the IEEE Photonics Society. Bowers, who also holds the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanotechnology, was recognized for ?pioneering research in hybrid-silicon lasers and photonic integrated circuits.?
founding director of the MultiCultural Center, has received the 2011 Leadership in the Arts Award from the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission.
associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies, has published Tying Headbands or Venus Appearing: New Translations of k?al, the Dresden Codex Venus Pages and Classic Period Royal ?Binding? Rituals (Archaeopress, 2011).
professor of French, has published The Queen?s Library: Image-Making at the Court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).