Insurance linked to hospitals’ decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies

A national study finds children without insurance who seek treatment for a mental health disorder in the emergency department (ED) are more likely than those with private insurance to be transferred to another hospital. The study, conducted by researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry, showed differences in the…

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Early career high achievers

Three UC Santa Barbara junior faculty members have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Spencer Smith, in electrical and computer engineering, Phillip Christopher, in chemical engineering, and Andrea Young in physics join more than 300 others across the country in receiving the award. The PECASE is the highest honor…

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Daniëlle Cathari’s Latest Adidas Collection Adds Styles for the Workplace

When Daniëlle Cathari walks into second-hand stores and spots worn-in, vintage Adidas tracksuits, she see endless possibilities. During her third year as a fashion student at Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Cathari presented a collection complete with deconstructed Adidas tracksuits and posted her designs on Instagram, quickly catching the attention of VFiles, and later Adidas senior vice…

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