2018 Art of Science First Place Coniatus splendidulus

The annual Art of Science competition at the University of California Santa Barbara that tells the stories of technical innovation, pure discovery, and inspired creativity that emerge when art and science unfold together. 

This program is back in action for Summer 2022! Please see the program website for more information about the program and how to apply!

Seeks to foster the next generation of creative thinkers by stimulating, encouraging, and supporting research by outstanding undergraduates who have demonstrated the desire and potential for becoming future scientific leaders in the biomedical field.

Enrich the academic experience of undergraduates at UCSB in STEM disciplines early on in their educational careers.

Undergraduates are given the opportunity to eat lunch with various UC Santa Barbara faculty in science, engineering and mathematics.

The Maximizing Access to Research Careers is a two-year program for undergraduates interested in biomedical research, leadership development and graduate school preparation.

The Problem-based Initiatives for Powerful Engagement and Learning In Naval Engineering and Science (PIPELINES) program is an exciting opportunity for science and engineering undergraduates to participate in an 8-week immersive experience, where teams of students compete in finding the most innovative and effective design solutions to real-world Naval engineering and science design projects.

Introducing students to conducting research and the many facets of being a scientist or engineer.

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Undergraduate chapter at UC Santa Barbara.

 SIMS is a two-week intensive residential program for newly admitted UCSB freshmen. Graduate students and Post-docs are encouraged to participate as either research mentors or Mathematics and Physics short-course instructors.

The Summer Institute in Mathematics and Science (SIMS) is a 3-week academic preparation and research training program for newly admitted UCSB freshman. SIMS will be offered on-line this year.

SACNAS Scholars Flyer

The UCSB Summer Institute for Mathematics and Science, the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships, and the UCSB Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Career Pathways Program will be accepting applications for a new summer research internship, beginning in the Summer of 2021. The program will provide opportunities for students to engage in hands-on research training during an 8-week intensive summer program and full academic year internship, as well as provide funding and support for professional development or training that will inform and prepare them for post-graduation career opportunities or advanced academic pursuits.


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Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6105