Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, the scholarships are designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Undergraduate Shelby Shankel has been named a 2017 Barry Goldwater Scholar, making UC Santa Barbara, the only UC campus to have multiple winners of the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship.
The MARC scholars program supports students with a passion for biomedical research. Read article about the MARC program and scholar Shelby Shankel. Congratulations Shelby on being accepting into this outstanding program.
A team of chemistry and materials science experts from University of California, Santa Barbara and The Dow Chemical Company has created a novel way to overcome one of the major hurdles preventing the widespread use of controlled radical polymerization.