Top Origami Artist to Shed Light on Modern Science of Origami at May 22 Talk

To many of us, origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding, is an artistic novelty, resulting in a cute miniature crane, frog, elephant or even a boat or a box. But, according to origami master Robert Lang, the algorithms and theorems of origami design have illuminated long-standing mathematical questions and have even solved practical engineering problems.

May 14, 2013Arts, Events, Science and Engineering, Arts & Culture, Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Events

Qualcomm Institute’s Ashley Richter Wins Interdisciplinary Research Award

Archaeological Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Ashley M. Richter has won an Interdisciplinary Research Award from the University of California, San Diego’s Office of Graduate Studies and Graduate Student Association.

April 26, 2013Arts, Science and Engineering, Students, Arts & Culture, Science & Engineering, Students, Arts & Humanities

Four Works to Premiere at Wagner New Play Festival

David Jacobi’s new play “Ex Machina” is based on news coverage of the factory in Shenzhen, China, where Apple products are assembled.

April 12, 2013Arts, Events, Students, Arts & Culture, Students, Arts & Humanities, Events

Muir Musical Ensemble Presents “Sweeney Todd” April 11-13 at UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego’s annual Muir Musical returns this year with a production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” This chilling tale of a man wrongly accused and seeking revenge through the guise of a barber shop will bring together students from all six colleges for a full-scale Broadway show by the Muir Musical Ensemble.

March 27, 2013Arts, Events, Students, Arts & Culture, Students, Arts & Humanities, Events

Celebrated Israeli Novelist and Peace Activist Amos Oz to Give Free Public Talk at UC San Diego

Amos Oz, one of Israel’s most distinguished novelists and public intellectuals, will deliver a free public talk in UC San Diego’s Mandeville Auditorium on April 22, at 7 p.m.

March 27, 2013Arts, Events, Students, Arts & Culture, Students, Arts & Humanities, Events

Love & Murder, Comedy & Tragedy

Thanks to their experience in student productions and the training they receive at UC San Diego, alumni from the department of theatre and dance make significant contributions in film, television, Broadway, off-Broadway and at major regional theaters.

March 14, 2013Arts, Events, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities, Events

Preuss Students Get Behind-the-Scenes Look at UC San Diego Arts Programs

In the Mandell Weiss Theatre lobby, an actor moaned with his mouth wide open, warming up his voice an hour before the curtain would rise on Pirandello’s “Tonight We Improvise.” His loud utterances blended right in with waves of chatter from a throng of high school students from The Preuss School UCSD.

March 14, 2013Arts, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best, According to U.S. News and World Report

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the social sciences and humanities.

March 12, 2013Arts, Awards, General, Health, International Affairs, Science and Engineering, Social Sciences, Students, Arts & Culture, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, Society & Politics, Students, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Awards, Honors & Appointments

UCSD Library Panel Features Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement

On February 22, as part of its Black History Month activities, the UC San Diego Library will hold a panel discussion from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. that will include City of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a Freedom Rider, and other activists from the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

February 15, 2013Arts, Events, General, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities, Library, Events

Fresh IDEAS: In-Kind Support and Venue for Digitally-Mediated Performances

Drawing on the talents of the arts community at the University of California, the largest technology institute on the UC San Diego campus is launching an open call for proposals from UC faculty, graduate students, artists and researchers who want to stage performances on the cutting edge of digitally-mediated or enhanced music, visual arts, theatre and/or dance.

February 01, 2013Arts, General, Science and Engineering, Arts & Culture, Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities

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