4 UCSB Ph.D. students to attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany

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Four UC Santa Barbara Ph.D. students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this summer to meet and mingle with 70 Nobel Laureates on a picturesque island in Germany. The four – Stacy Copp of Physics, Matthew Gebbie and Gregory Su of Materials, and Nikki Marinsek of Dynamical Neuroscience – are among 672 young scientists from 88 countries selected to participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting June 28 to July 3.

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Fellowship and Grant Money: what's taxable?

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Fellowships and grants may seem like free money, but you still have to declare it as Other Income and pay taxes on all or part of the funds. So how do you figure out how much of the money counts as taxable income?

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Alum Véronique LaCapra: Public radio journalist is a science storyteller

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Whether she’s in a field, a zoo, or an operating room, Dr. Véronique LaCapra – a 1992 Towbes fellow who earned her Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology from UCSB in 2000 – gets to tell compelling stories in her “never boring” career as a science, environment, and health reporter for a local NPR affiliate station in St. Louis.

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