UCSB Affiliates Events

We host a variety of fun and engaging events on and off-campus including quarterly mixers with other members of the Affiliates community and campus partners. We aim to explore the ways in which our campus and local communities are working together to tackle pressing issues of our time.

Emily Jacobs.


New Frontiers in Women's Health

Saturday September 9, 2023 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Direct Relief (6100 Wallace Becknell Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93117)

UC Santa Barbara neuroscientist Emily Jacobs, PhD shares her research on women's brains during major hormonal transitions, including pregnancy and menopause. The event will strive to bring together scientific and medical experts and community advocates to foster connections and inspire action around improving women’s health in Santa Barbara. Discussion moderated by founder of Santa Barbara Women's Health Coalition, Katrina Mitchell, MD. Join us for a reception after the talk! Event is free and open to the public. Limited seating. Co-hosted by the Santa Barbara Women's Health Initiative, and the Ann S. Bowers Women's Brain Health Initiative.

Bringing Back Our Wetlands poster.

Bringing Back Our Wetland: Community Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Learn how UC Santa Barbara, alongside a community of visionary environmentalists,  restored a former Goleta golf course back into a wetland.

The UCSB Affiliates and the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration present a FREE community screening of Bringing Back Our Wetland. The 65-minute documentary captures a decade-long project to restore the upper Devereux Slough in Goleta to its natural state. The panel discussion will be moderated by Carla D'Antonio, Professor and Schuyler Chair, Environmental Studies and will feature Lisa Stratton, Director of Ecological Restoration, Cheadle Center; Michael Love, Director and Producer; Marianne Parra, Representative for hi stok’oy hil xus Chumash Cultural Circle; Colleen Grant, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and Katherine Emery, Executive Director, Santa Barbara Audubon Society.

Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM, Marjorie Luke Theatre, FREE ADMISSION

Sponsored by: Associated Students Coastal Fund, Santa Barbara Audubon Society, Environmental Alliance of Santa Barbara County Museums, Community Environmental Council, and The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County.

Wine and Cheese.

Wine & Cheese Mixer

Friday, April 14, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Private Residence

We encourage everyone to chip in $10 for the cost of wine and bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Kindly reply to Cathi Arnold at carnold@ucsb.edu by April 12th. Exact address will be provided upon RSVP.

Amy Boddy.

Profs at the Pub with UCSB Alumni

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Night Lizard Brewing Company

We hope you will join the Affiliates Board at UCSB Alumni’s Profs at the Pub on Wednesday March 29 at Night Lizard Brewing Co. Associate Professor of Anthropology Amy Boddy will discuss her research into shared health vulnerabilities of female animals across the tree of life. Make sure to stop by our table to meet members of the Board and other Affiliates!

Wine and cheese.

Wine & Cheese Mixer

Friday November 4, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Private Residence

We encourage everyone to chip in $10 for the cost of wine and bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Kindly reply to Cathi Arnold at carnold@ucsb.edu by October 30th. Exact address will be provided upon RSVP.

Mosher Alumni Hall.

Annual Awards Luncheon

Friday, October 14, 2022 from Noon - 1:30 PM

Location: Mosher Alumni Hall

Join us in celebrating the recipients of Affiliates and Shoreliners awards including the Broida-Hirschfelder Fellowship, the Claudia Weitlanner Fellowship, the Jo Little Memorial Award, and the Shoreliners Scholarship. Event is free but seating is limited. Please RSVP to Liz Holohan at affiliates@ia.ucsb.edu by October 9, 2022.

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