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Jan 18

Three UCSB Scholars--Brian Fagan, Amber VanDerwarker and Gregory D. Wilson--were honored by the prestigious Shanghai Archaeology Forum in the Chinese city recently.

Fagan, distinguished professor emeritus of anthropology, received the international group’s Lifetime Achievement Award. VanDerwarker, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology, and Wilson, associate professor of anthropology, were presented the Research Award.

Dec 8

UC Santa Barbara assistant physics professor Andrea Young has been named a winner of the Milner Foundation’s 2018 New Horizons Prize in Fundamental Physics. Young is one of three junior researchers to be honored for their important contributions to the field of physics early in their careers.