Some of the greatest threats from climate change aren’t from new problems it’s causing. They are from impacts on things which are already a part of nature. That’s according to Katharine Hayhoe, an internationally known expert on climate change who’s set to speak on the South Coast this week. … more
With people in Santa Barbara County tonight remembering the one year anniversary of the deadly and destructive 1/9 debris flow, shuttles have been set up to help what’s expected to be a large crowd reach the area. … more
A South Coast university has received a two million dollar grant to beef up the success rate for students.
The money will be used for Westmont College’s new Center for Student Success. The center will help students with support inside and outside of the classroom. more
It was one of the worst fires on record on the South Coast. The Tea Fire burned an estimated 210 homes nine years ago this week. The fire broke out just before 6 p.m. on a dry hillside about Westmont College in Montecito. more
South Coast Scientist Does Groundbreaking Research On Whooping Cough In Hopes Of Stopping Its Spread
Whooping cough is a dangerous disease that can be fatal, especially for infants. The concern is that the number of cases has dramatically increased over the last few decades. A scientist on the South Coast is doing groundbreaking research on whooping cough in hopes that it leads to stopping the spread of this harmful disease. … Dr. Steve Julio, an associate professor of biology at Westmont College, is leading research into this bacteria. more
We are bombarded with information, and data, but what does it mean?… Westmont College has created an interdisciplinary major which includes math, computer science, and business. more