December 7, 2017

As the Thomas Fire continues to burn in Ventura County, we are deeply concerned for all those impacted by this devastating event. 

December 7, 2017

Although UC Santa Barbara is a significant distance from the Thomas Fire and no danger is posed to our physical campus, UCSB is announcing that all remaining classes on Thursday, December 7, have been cancelled. Given the uncertainties the fire presents, this difficult decision will allow us to assess logistical issues in advance of finals week, which is scheduled to begin Saturday. 

November 29, 2017

 As I work through my third year in CCS physics, I’m incredibly grateful to the College of Creative Studies for providing me with a comprehensive education, both in the classroom and the lab.

November 16, 2017

Three College of Creative Studies (CCS) students attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held November 1-4, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.

November 14, 2017

I recently joined the CCS Computing faculty in Fall 2017. After working in the software industry for several years after receiving my Ph.D., I decided to dedicate my career to computing education since my true passion is teaching computer science.

November 13, 2017

On August 17, 2017 Sergiy Vasylyev was part of the team at the Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) in Santa Barbara that co-discovered a new source of light and localized it to the galaxy NGC 4993.

October 23, 2017

Now in its 50th year, the College of Creative Studies, UCSB’s little college that could, recalls how it started — and what’s kept it going

October 5, 2017

It's hard to describe exactly the debt I owe to the College of Creative Studies. Telling people in the years since that I was a Lit major, never really did it justice. I suppose I am preaching to the choir when I say there is something truly magical about CCS.

September 28, 2017

What I am going to tell you may run counter to your expectation, as stories of this sort typically relate the romanticized memory of a revelation delivered by a favorite professor or some epiphany received in the course of study. While I have many brilliant memories of my all too brief years at CCS, my takeaway seems incongruous and more personal than any one transcendent moment discovered in the throes of academic reverie.

September 19, 2017

A very warm welcome to all of our CCS students! We have 112 new students entering the College...