UC San Diego will host a special birthday party on Friday, March 1 to celebrate the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in honor of his 115th birthday! Join us for an hour of Seussical whimsy with cake, carnival games, prizes, giant inflatable Seuss characters and music from the Teeny Tiny Pit Orchestra.
UC San Diego has signed an Expression of Interest to adopt the principles of Open Access 2020, an international effort to make all scholarly publications freely and immediately available to everyone by replacing the current costly subscription-based approach with sustainable funding models.
A one-year, $161,000 grant from the New York City-based Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a joint project to support the effective communication and exchange of data between local and national digital preservation repositories.
The 2018-2019 Holocaust Living History Workshop series continues this winter at the University of California San Diego with an author talk, film screening and lecture.
Audrey Geisel, a devoted philanthropist, business leader and wife of the late Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, died on December 19, 2018. She was 97.
This fall, the Holocaust Living History Workshop once again launches its year-long series of educational events composed of eight seminars, a documentary film screening and a photography exhibition underscoring this year’s theme, “History, Memory & Meaning of the Holocaust.” The workshops are presented…
The UC San Diego Library will celebrate 15 years of Dinner in the Library, its signature fundraising event for lovers of libraries and books, with San Diego-raised novelist and UC San Diego alumnus, Luis Alberto Urrea ‘77 on Friday, Sept. 21 from 6-9:30 p.m.
Erik T. Mitchell, Ph.D. has been appointed university librarian at the University of California San Diego effective April 16, 2018. Mitchell currently serves as associate university librarian of Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services and associate chief information officer at UC Berkeley.
Philippe Sands has been dedicated to human rights issues throughout his career and has worked on high-profile human rights cases involving abuse. Now, in his book East West Street, Sands explores the creation and development of legal concepts that came about as a result of Hitler's Third Reich which…
The 2017-18 Holocaust Living History Workshops continue this January with six profound lectures focusing on the roles of memory and justice in the process of renewal following the persecution of countless individuals during the Holocaust. The 2018 speakers will remind us that these concepts constitute…