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Behind the Scenes of Environmental Media Production

For those completing the Bren School’s Strategic Environmental Communication and Media focus, the introductory “Environmental Medial Production” class is many students’ first foray into basic camera handling–being behind a camera, directing, editing, and producing films.  The students’ final ...

Bren Alumni Connect in LA

What a night! Last Tuesday, Bren alumni gathered at the Bodega Wine Bar in Santa Monica for an evening of reconnecting, networking, and catching up.  The Los Angeles Bren School Mixer brought together 24 alumni spanning graduates from the ...

PhDs Take On Yosemite

  The smoke from nearby forest fires casts a faint haze over the panorama of the Yosemite valley floor, but from 6,000 feet of elevation it’s still not a bad view.  Twenty-four Bren PhD students, ...

UCSB has “water smarts”

California’s historic drought has everyone from policy makers and water agencies, to farmers and homeowners, talking about water use.  Joining the conversation is UC Santa Barbara, who has become an exemplary leader of water conservation ...

Second Annual Chili Brew Off

This May marked the second annual “Bren Brew Off.” Hosted by the Bren School’s Graduate Student Association (GSA) representatives, this year’s event expanded to include a chili cook-off. “If there is one thing I have learned, ...
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Recap: First Bren School Reunion

Since the Bren School opened its doors to 19 MESM students in 1996, the program has seen more than 1000 students graduate.  To commemorate this landmark event in Bren’s history, the school celebrated its first ever alumni reunion last ...