Two new works selected for the prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time a UC San Diego faculty member and MFA student have had their work featured simultaneously.
UC San Diego’s extensive influence in the music, art and literature scene throughout the entire region is on full display this month, with cross-border collaborations, up-close artist encounters and multiple, chest-pounding performances.
Organized by UC San Diego Extension, two Helen Edison Lecture Series events are an official part of the festival, starting Jan. 20 with a hosted discussion on jazz great Charles Mingus’ historical “Tijuana Moods” album. Moderated by Grammy Award-winning jazz author Ashley Kahn, the panel includes…
UC San Diego students attending a series of workshops last week learned that study in the humanities will benefit them in multiple ways—beyond opening the door to exciting jobs and careers.
A UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy political scientist links online communication to the “third wave” of civil wars playing out in the world today.
For leadership that fosters opportunity and cross-cultural collaboration, the University of California San Diego has received the Cross-Border Collaboration Award from the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Artist Anna Sew Hoy has been selected as the inaugural Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence by the UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts. A renowned artist, Sew Hoy will both practice her craft as well as mentor and instruct UC San Diego students during a critical stage of their…
Leading China scholars at the UC San Diego 21st Century China Center answer critical questions for the future of China’s development and United States-China relations. Coinciding with the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress, the researchers released six essays analyzing an equally important aspect…
The La Jolla Playhouse’s third Without Walls (WOW) Festival takes over San Diego Oct. 19-22, and UC San Diego students, alumni and faculty once again take center stage in a series of site-specific, innovative productions.
The University of California San Diego has joined the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Research University Consortium, a prestigious academic leadership group in the humanities. There are currently 35 additional top universities in the consortium.